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Welcome to Fairburn ...

The city of Fairburn is located in Fulton County<1> and is the County Seat for Fulton County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Fairburn has a population of 16,768 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Fairburn.

Fairburn is 1,020 feet [311 m] above sea level.<3>.

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).

Fairburn is served by one (or more) of the following area codes: (470)<4>, (678) and (770).

The ZIP code for Fairburn: 30213<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fairburn had an population of 16,768 people. This is an increase of 29.48% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 206.88% since the 2000 Census).

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).

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

Adding Fairburn to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Fairburn 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 Fairburn was

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Fairburn on our Genealogy Page.

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.

Communities near Fairburn ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Fairburn.

  • Atlanta [Fulton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Atlanta
    • Atlanta [Fulton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Fairburn
    • Estimated population in 2019: 506,811 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atlanta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Atlanta<7>
  • Peachtree City [Fayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peachtree City
    • Peachtree City [Fayette County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the south of Fairburn
    • Estimated population in 2019: 43,905 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Peachtree City have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peachtree City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Peachtree City<7>
  • Stockbridge North [Henry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stockbridge North
    • Stockbridge North [Henry County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Fairburn
    • Estimated population in 2019: 29,904 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stockbridge North have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stockbridge North
  • Foreston Place [Fayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Foreston Place
    • Foreston Place [Fayette County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Fairburn
    • Estimated population in 2019: 20,020 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Foreston Place have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Foreston Place
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Thomasville [Fulton County]
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      • Thomasville [Fulton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Fairburn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 18,518 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thomasville have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thomasville
    • Fayette Villa Estates [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fayette Villa Estates
      • Fayette Villa Estates [Fayette County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the south of Fairburn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 17,991 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fayette Villa Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fayette Villa Estates
    • Kings Forest [Clayton County]
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      • Kings Forest [Clayton County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the east of Fairburn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 17,949 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kings Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kings Forest
    • Windermere Woods [Clayton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Windermere Woods
      • Windermere Woods [Clayton County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the east of Fairburn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 17,937 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Windermere Woods have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windermere Woods
    • Riverdale Acres [Clayton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Riverdale Acres
      • Riverdale Acres [Clayton County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the east of Fairburn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 15,594 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Riverdale Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riverdale Acres
    • Doral Park [Fulton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Doral Park
      • Doral Park [Fulton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Fairburn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,265 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Doral Park have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Doral Park

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 Fairburn. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Fairburn.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around 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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Fulton, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Fairburn.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fairburn - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Fairburn, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<5>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).
<6>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 drawn 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from FairburnOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fairburn. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5669, Longitude: -84.5816    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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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