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Best Places To Live In Southwest, Arlington, TX

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  • Southwest, Arlington, TX
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 49,675
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score86
  • Colleyville, TX
  • 17.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 24,982
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  • Downtown, Fort Worth, TX
  • 11.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,481
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  • Arlington Heights, Fort Worth, TX
  • 13.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 30,403
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  • Far North, Fort Worth, TX
  • 20.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 141,442
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  • Tcu-West Cliff, Fort Worth, TX
  • 12.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 36,649
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  • Mansfield, TX
  • 6.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 63,141
  • Mansfield is a great place to live at least for a single person like me. I love how this city has been designed just for people who like nightlife in a safe way. I have been living in this city for about
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  • North Richland Hills, TX
  • 13.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 67,994
  • North Richland Hills is an affluent suburb located just north of Fort Worth and my job brought me to this city nearly 10 years ago. Over the years, I've become increasingly thankful for the people that
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  • Bedford, TX
  • 14.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 48,864
  • Bedford TX is the place I visit at least once a year.It has been something my family has done for almost 6 years. During college football season, it is definitely the place to be. Whether I'm in the mood
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  • Midlothian, TX
  • 16.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 21,530
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  • Burleson, TX
  • 12.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 41,962
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  • Watauga, TX
  • 16.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 24,322
  • I have lived in watauga for about 8 years now. Very small city, but right in the middle of everything. If you want to go to Keller for shopping, the water park in North Richland Hills and the Stockyards
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  • Waxahachie, TX
  • 25.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 32,536
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  • Irving, TX
  • 18.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 232,013
  • Irving, TX, home of the Dallas Cowboys, has some great activities and attractions for everyone in the family. We drive through Irving every now and then, and enjoy seeing the sites. Sports fans, like
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  • Dalworthington Gardens, TX
  • 3.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,233
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  • Farmers Branch, TX
  • 26.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 32,211
  • I love the city of Farmers. It is quite and very safe. The city police patrol the area. If you need help, the police will be there within a few minutes. If you report something, they will try to get
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  • Euless, TX
  • 15.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 53,675
  • Euless is central to many places, has nice parks but people who live here need to know that there are many coyotes who are being continually displaced due to construction. Your small dogs and cats are
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  • Westworth Village, TX
  • 16.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,632
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  • Richland Hills, TX
  • 11.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,033
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  • Hurst, TX
  • 13.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 38,690
  • I've lived in North Hurst for 8 years. My husband and I chose our home because of the neighborhood, which was established (a mix of 1980s and newer homes) and had lots of trees. We are also directly
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  • Benbrook, TX
  • 16.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 22,403
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  • Saginaw, TX
  • 18.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 21,680
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  • Crowley, TX
  • 11.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 14,453
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  • Westover Hills, TX
  • 15.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 578
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  • Grand Prairie, TX
  • 12.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 185,631
  • Grand Prairie, TX was one of a few stops on a business trip to Texas in 2009. I found Grand Prairie to be a little more than I expected but still nothing "over-the-top". Grand Prairie does a nice job at
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  • Lakeside, TX
  • 21.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,817
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  • Ovilla, TX
  • 18.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,639
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  • Northeast, Fort Worth, TX
  • 12.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 38,197
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  • Preston Hollow, Dallas, TX
  • 25 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 83,392
  • Former President George W. Bush and first lady Laura Bush will host Ann Romney at a fundraiser on Tuesday, September 18, 2012, as well as entertaining the annual Texas Book Festival attendees in October.
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  • Venus, TX
  • 15.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,211
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  • Fort Worth, TX
  • 11.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 815,930
  • My opinion really is this is a wonderful city to explore but for those who are wanting jobs. This city is not for deaf and hard of hearing singles or couple starting out on there own or just to grow up
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  • Edgecliff Village, TX
  • 9.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,950
  • Edgecliff has the worst water policies of any city I have ever known. If you don't pay your bill in 15 days from the 1st of the month, you get a late fee and a disconnection notice. If you don't pay by
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  • Kennedale, TX
  • 2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,413
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  • Cedar Hill, TX
  • 13.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 47,457
  • Before moving to Houston to pursue my college degree, I was in Cedar Hill near Dallas. This Texan city is located just a few miles from Dallas. In recent years, Cedar Hill has been ranked among the list
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  • Arlington, TX
  • 7.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 383,899
  • Wanted to let everyone in the South Arlington/North Mansfield know about an urgent care we found this week. On the south west corner of Sublett and hwy 287 in with Albertsons is the greatest clinic.
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  • Far West, Fort Worth, TX
  • 19.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 28,215
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  • Far Southwest, Fort Worth, TX
  • 16 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,790
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  • West, Arlington, TX
  • 5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 82,955
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  • River Oaks, TX
  • 15.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,666
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  • Haltom City, TX
  • 13.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 43,864
  • I have lived in Haltom City my whole life. We were formerly a small town outside of Fort Worth. Now we are a full suburb of Fort Worth because of the massive influx of people that either leave the
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  • DeSoto, TX
  • 18.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 51,854
  • I have lived in DeSoto, Texas many years. It was formerly a bedroom community outside of Dallas. It has grown considerably with the new influx of people into the Metroplex. It has also been fueled by the
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  • Oak Leaf, TX
  • 21.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,423
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  • Dalworthington Gardens, Arlington, TX
  • 3.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,467
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  • Joshua, TX
  • 17.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,316
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  • White Settlement, TX
  • 17.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 16,886
  • Im african american looking for a house. Lots of cheaper homes east side of South las vegas trails. Just curious to know if many black families on that
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  • Wedgwood, Fort Worth, TX
  • 12.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 86,351
  • I lived in Wedgwood, Fort Worth, Texas for a period of two years in my mid-20s. I moved to Wedgwood from Dallas, which is about 40 minutes away. The vibrant neighborhood is located in the southwestern
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  • Western Hills-Ridglea, Fort Worth, TX
  • 16.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 43,278
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  • Rendon, TX
  • 5.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 14,025
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  • Duncanville, TX
  • 15.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 39,599
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  • Pantego, Arlington, TX
  • 5.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,418
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  • Lake Worth, TX
  • 18.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,757

Arlington, TX: Lots to Do and See

Arlington is part of the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metropolitan area. This metropolitan area's population is approaching 7 million, and it is the seventh largest metropolitan area in the United States. The metropolitan area has 13 counties, and Arlington is in Tarrant County. Arlington's population is approaching 400,000.

You may experience some changes in your lifestyle after you move to Arlington. Different types of neighborhoods, plenty of places to shop and restaurants offering a variety of cuisine are some of things you will find here. There a number of attractions and activities for residents and visitors. Education, entertainment and financial service are some of the fields where you can find employment.

The cost of living here is lower than the average cost of living in the United States. However, it is higher than it is in some of the other cities in Texas. Home rental costs may pleasantly surprise you if you are from California or New York City. The home rental costs in Arlington are the same as the United States average. They are slightly higher than they are in other Texas cities.

The city's mild winters will be a pleasant change for you if you are coming from the Midwest. Winter temperatures are rarely lower than 35, and the average high temperatures in the winter are in the high 50s and low 60s. You are unlikely to see more than an inch of snow here. Temperatures are in the 90s during the summers. May and October are Arlington's rainiest months.

Arlington's unique landmarks include AT&T Stadium and Six Flags Over Texas. AT&T Stadium is the home stadium of the Dallas Cowboys football team. Six Flags has roller coasters, children's rides and a water park. If you are a baseball fan, you will enjoy watching the Texas Rangers play at Globe Life Park. Places for outdoor recreation in the city include Lake Arlington and River Legacy Park.

You can take Metro ArlingtonXpress buses to travel around Arlington. If you want to take public transportation into Dallas, you can take a MAX bus to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and then take a Dallas Area Rapid Transit train into Dallas.

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