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Fairbanks, California

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The location of Fairbanks

Welcome to Fairbanks ...

Fairbanks is located in El Dorado County.

The location of Fairbanks has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Fairbanks is 3,710 feet [1,131 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Fairbanks is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Fairbanks lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Communities near Fairbanks ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Camino   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Fornis   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Fresh Pond   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Garden Valley   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Georgetown   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Motor City   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Fairbanks ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Fairbanks - they are located in Alaska, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maine, Michigan (3), Minnesota, New Mexico, Newfoundland and Labrador, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Vermont, Washington and West Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Fairbanks. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Fairbanks. 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 Fairbanks.

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

Websites for Fairbanks ...

Chamber of Commerce:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fairbanks ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About El Dorado County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for El Dorado County:

The official website for State of California:

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fairbanks. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8657, Longitude: -120.6702     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fairbanks 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 Fairbanks.

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