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Fairhope, Alabama

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Welcome to Fairhope ...

The coastal city of Fairhope is located in Baldwin County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, Fairhope has a population of 18,730 people<1> (see below for details).

Fairhope was established in 1894.

The community of Fairhope is 110 feet [34 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Fairhope lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Fairhope lies within the (251) area code.

The ZIP codes for Fairhope: 36532-36533<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fairhope had a population of 15,326 people (or 8.41% of the total population of Baldwin County). This makes Fairhope the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Fairhope represents 0.32% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 37th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 15,326 people, the population of Fairhope increased 22.8% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 12,480 people).

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Fairhope had an population of 18,730 people. This is an increase of 22.21% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 50.08% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Fairhope.

Communities near Fairhope ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Fairhope and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Daphne   [Map]   24,896   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Elberta   [Map]   1,652   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Foley   [Map]   17,218   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Loxley   [Map]   1,785   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Magnolia Springs   [Map]   791   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Mobile   [Map]   194,288   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Fairhope.

Communities Also Named Fairhope ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Fairhope - they are located in Georgia, Ohio, Pennsylvania (2) and Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Fairhope.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Fairhope. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Fairhope. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Fairhope.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Fairhope:

Websites for Fairhope ...

Official Website: www.cofairhope.com/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fairhope ...

Looking for more information about Fairhope? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Fairhope, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Fairhope.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Fairhope. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Fairhope: www.cofairhope.com/

The official website for Baldwin County: www.co.baldwin.al.us/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Fairhope.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fairhope - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Fairhope). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Fairhope or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Fairhope includes: 36532 & 36533.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that stretches from Fairhope. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Fairhope) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Fairhope. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fairhope

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fairhope. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.5244, Longitude: -87.8838     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fairhope have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Fairhope.



 
 
 

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