Arlington Annexation

Description:

In 1915 and 1929 Arlington County lost land to Alexandria City. Though the county and city provided consistent amenities at the time, including road, water, sewer, and education, the city successfully argued that they were better equipped to handle the rapidly growing environment of suburban Arlington. As a result Arlington lost over 3,000 acres.

In 1930 and 1938 two laws were passed to prevent Arlington from losing more land.

Collection:

Maps


Date:

None recorded.

Creator:

None recorded.

Source:

Office of the County Manager, Arlington, “A History of the Boundaries of Arlington County, Virginia” (Virginia: 1955, 2011.)

Subject

None recorded.

Identifier

None recorded.

Contributor

None recorded.

Rights

No known restrictions.

Citation

“Arlington Annexation,” Built By the People Themselves, accessed July 14, 2024, https://lindseybestebreurtje.org/arlingtonhistory/items/show/46.
Annexed Portions 1915 1929.jpg