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Welcome to Fairplay ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Fairplay has a population of 809 people<2> (see below for details).
Fairplay was founded in 1859 and was incorporated November 15, 1872.
The community of Fairplay is 9,950 feet [3,033 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Fairplay is about 1¾ mile [or ~3 km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Fairplay lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Fairplay: (719)
The ZIP code for Fairplay: 80440<4>
Websites for Fairplay ...
Official Website: www.fairplayco.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fairplay had an population of 809 people. This is an increase of 19.15% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 32.62% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Fairplay had a population of 679 people. This makes Fairplay the county's most populous community.
The population of Fairplay represents 0.01% of the total population of Colorado (which has 5,029,196 people), making it the state's 173rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 679 people, the population of Fairplay increased 11.31% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 610 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Fairplay.
Communities Also Named Fairplay ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named Fairplay - they are located in Arkansas, Georgia (2), Kansas (2), Kentucky, Maryland (2), Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Fairplay.
Communities near Fairplay ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Fairplay.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Fairplay. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Fairplay.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Fairplay. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Fairplay.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Fairplay. Our list includes 9 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Fairplay.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fairplay ...
Looking for more information about Fairplay? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Fairplay, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Fairplay.
Adding Fairplay to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Fairplay in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Fairplay was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Fairplay on our Genealogy Page.
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The official website for Fairplay: www.fairplayco.us/
The official website for Park County: www.parkco.us/
The official website for State of Colorado: https://www.colorado.gov/
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This page was last modified: 15 Aug 2022