Arlington County is a county in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The county's population is estimated to be roughly 229,302 people which would make it the fourth-largest city in the Commonwealth if it were incorporated as such. Arlington is located just north of Alexandria and about 5 miles west of D.C. The real estate market in Arlington is dynamic and full of vigor. Despite its high density residential area, Arlington boasts beautiful homes in highly sought communities, many within walking distance to popular dining, entertainment, and shopping establishments. Some of the most popular areas include Ballston, Clarendon, Ashton Heights, and Lyon Village. You will find homes that range from trendy condos to stately custom homes. Whether you desire suburb or city living, you can find both in Arlington and the other is only a short drive away. Arlington is sure not to disappoint.