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Welcome to Fairburn ...

The city of Fairburn is located in Fulton County and is the County Seat for Fulton County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Fairburn has a population of 15,520 people<1> (see below for details).

Fairburn is 1,020 feet [311 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Fairburn (for example, toward Ranburne (AL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Telephone area codes for Fairburn: (470)<3>, (678) and (770).

The ZIP code for Fairburn: 30213<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fairburn had a population of 12,950 people. This makes Fairburn the county's 10th most populous community.

The population of Fairburn represents 0.13% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 65th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 12,950 people, the population of Fairburn increased 137.01% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,464 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Fairburn had an population of 15,520 people. This is an increase of 19.85% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 184.04% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Fairburn ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Fairburn and not the distance if you drove it.<5>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Atlanta   [Map]   486,290   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
College Park   [Map]   14,959   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Douglasville   [Map]   33,675   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
East Point   [Map]   35,282   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   17,802   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Forest Park   [Map]   19,823   E   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Fairburn ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Fairburn - they are located in Florida, Idaho, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

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

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 Fairburn. 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 Fairburn. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fairburn ...

Looking for more information about Fairburn? 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 Fairburn, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Fairburn.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Fulton County: www.co.fulton.ga.us/

The official website for State of Georgia: www.georgia.gov/



Footnotes ...

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

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

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<3>Of the area codes for Fairburn, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.

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<4>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 Fairburn). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Fairburn or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from Fairburn. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Fairburn) 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 Fairburn. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fairburn

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fairburn. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5669, Longitude: -84.5816     [Map].

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