Founded: 1887. Population: (2000) 459 (1990) 457. Elevation: 1,610 feet. An incorporated city in Reno County
. Situated between two branches of the gentle Ninnescah River. Highway K-61 and the Southern Pacific tracks run side-by-side through town, connecting Hutchinson
. Highway 14 runs north - south through town, connecting K-61 and Highway 50.
The site of Arlington was first settled about 1877 and the heights overlooking the Ninnescah valley were named for Arlington, Massachusetts. A nondenominational church was soon built, and a Presbyterian church organized in 1878. A Methodist church was formed in 1880. The city was chartered in 1887.
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07/16 Coming to The area
Wild West Festival Hays City KS July3-6 A typical Kansas fair -- parade, big name music stars, games, demonstrations, competitions and shows, including fireworks.
Dodge City Days Dodge City KS July26-August4 The 10-day celebration hosts more than 50 events including Q-97 FM DODGE CITY DAYS COUNTRY Concert,
the top-rated Dodge City Days Rodeo,
a 2-day Indoor Craft show with over 200 crafters from a 10-state area,
Professional Barbecue Contest.
Kansas State Fair Hutchinson KS September6-15 Each year, over 400,000 visitors flock to the Kansas State Fair to visit a wide array of exhibits, partake in fabulous Fair food, and see the amazing butter sculpture.