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Welcome to Fairview ...

Fairview is located in Madison County.

Fairview is 870 feet [265 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Fairview (for example, toward Trenton (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Telephone area codes for Fairview: (256) and (938)<2>

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 are going to drive it.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Gurley   [Map]   781   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Huntsville   [Map]   194,585   S   18 miles [29 km]
New Market   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Clarks Ferry (TN)   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Fayetteville (TN)   [Map]   6,993   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Flintville (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   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 Madison County, we know of another 19 Alabama communities named Fairview. Those communities are located in the following counties: Blount, Chilton, Coffee, Conecuh, Cullman, DeKalb, Etowah, Franklin, Jefferson, Lauderdale, Limestone, Marion, Mobile, Montgomery, Morgan, Pickens, Saint Clair, Walker and Winston County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 277 communities that are also named Fairview - they are located in 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 (3), Nevada (2), New Hampshire, New Jersey (7), New Mexico (2), New York (4), North Carolina (8), 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 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 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:

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 Page for Fairview.

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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 Madison County: www.co.madison.al.us/

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



Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Fairview. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Fairview) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fairview. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9759, Longitude: -86.4736     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fairview have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>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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