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Welcome to Fairview ...

The town of Fairview is located in Union County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2014, Fairview has a population of 3,612 people<1> (see below for details).

Fairview is 480 feet [146 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Fairview lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Fairview: (704) & (980)<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fairview had a population of 3,324 people. This makes Fairview the county's 10th most populous community.

The population of Fairview represents 0.03% of the total population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 187th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,324 people, the population of Fairview increased 10.25% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 3,015 people).

Taken from the 2014 Census Estimates, Fairview had an population of 3,612 people. This is an increase of 8.66% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 19.8% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Fairview ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Fairview and not the distance if you drove it.<4>.

Community   2014
Charlotte   [Map]   809,958   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Concord   [Map]   85,560   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Harrisburg   [Map]   14,132   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Indian Trail   [Map]   36,360   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Matthews   [Map]   30,008   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Mint Hill   [Map]   25,076   W   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Fairview ...

While we believe that this Fairview is located in Union County, we know of another 7 North Carolina communities named Fairview. Those communities are located in the following counties: Buncombe, Edgecombe, Macon, Orange, Rockingham, Rowan and Surry County.

Beyond North Carolina, there are 276 communities that are also named Fairview - they are located in Alabama (20), Alaska, Alberta, Arizona, Arkansas (9), British Columbia (2), California (7), Colorado (4), Connecticut, Delaware, Florida (4), Georgia (10), Idaho (4), Illinois (4), Indiana (5), Iowa (2), Kansas (4), Kentucky (12), Louisiana (2), Manitoba, Maryland (7), Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota (2), Mississippi (5), Missouri (8), Montana (2), Nebraska (2), Nevada (2), New Hampshire, New Jersey (7), New Mexico (2), New York (4), Nova Scotia, Ohio (12), Oklahoma, Ontario (7), Oregon (6), Pennsylvania (18), Prince Edward Island, Quebec, South Carolina (4), South Dakota (3), Tennessee (28), Texas (16), Utah, Virginia (10), Washington (5), West Virginia (10), Wisconsin (3) and Wyoming (2).

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

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 Fairview. We make it easy to see a Google satellite image of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Fairview. 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 Fairview.

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

Websites for Fairview ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fairview ...

Looking for more information about Fairview? 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.

Looking for more information about Fairview? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Fairview, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Fairview.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned 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) Fairview. 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.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

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.

If you haven't already, you should also register your business through the Bing Business Portal.

Other Roadside Stops ...

About North Carolina

About Union County

Cities, Towns and Villages of North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Fairview. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Union County

The Panormaio photo collection contain pictures for the area around Fairview:

Footnotes ...

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

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

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<3>Area code (980) is an overlay for area code (704). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Fairview.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance from Fairview. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, private property - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Fairview) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fairview. The point that we use is located at the coordinates of 35.1545, -80.5345   [Map]. The coordinates we use for Fairview 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 Fairview.


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