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Welcome to Fairview ...

The city of Fairview is located in Brown County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Fairview has a population of 246 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Fairview is 1,220 feet [372 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Fairview: (785)

The ZIP code for Fairview: 66425<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fairview had an population of 246 people. This is a decrease of 5.38% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.23% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fairview had a population of 260 people. This makes Fairview the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 260 people, the population of Fairview decreased 4.06% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 271 people).

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

Communities Also Named Fairview ...

While we believe that this Fairview is located in Brown County, we know of another 3 Kansas communities named Fairview. Those communities are located in the following counties: Anderson, Doniphan and Republic County.

Beyond Kansas, there are 277 communities that are also named Fairview - they are located in Alabama (20), 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), 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.

Communities near Fairview ...

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

  • Falls City (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Falls City
    • Falls City lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Fairview and is located in Richardson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,076 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Falls City have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Falls City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Falls City<7>
  • Hiawatha (10 miles [16.1 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hiawatha
    • Hiawatha lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Fairview and is located in Brown County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,091 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hiawatha have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hiawatha
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hiawatha<7>
  • Sabetha (5 miles [8 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sabetha
    • Sabetha lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northwest of Fairview and is located in Nemaha County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,552 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sabetha
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sabetha<7>
  • Seneca (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seneca
    • Seneca lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Fairview and is located in Nemaha County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,079 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seneca have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seneca
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seneca<7>
  • Horton (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Horton
    • Horton lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Fairview and is located in Brown County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,668 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Horton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Horton<7>
  • Wetmore (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wetmore
    • Wetmore lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Fairview and is located in Nemaha County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 361 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wetmore have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wetmore
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wetmore<7>
  • Everest (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Everest
    • Everest lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Fairview and is located in Brown County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 272 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Everest
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Everest<7>
  • Morrill (6 miles [9.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morrill
    • Morrill lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Fairview and is located in Brown County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 225 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morrill have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morrill
  • Robinson (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Robinson
    • Robinson lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Fairview and is located in Brown County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 223 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Robinson
  • Whiting (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whiting
    • Whiting lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Fairview and is located in Jackson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 183 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whiting have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whiting

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Fairview.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Fairview. See our Newspapers 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 can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Fairview, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Fairview.

Adding Fairview to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Fairview 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 Fairview was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Fairview on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Kansas (1911).

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Fairview

Communities in Kansas

About Brown County

About Kansas

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 Brown County: www.brown.kansasgov.com/

The official website for State of Kansas: https://portal.kansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Kansas' counties, including Brown, 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 Fairview.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fairview - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 Fairview). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Fairview or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Fairview) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Fairview. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from FairviewOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fairview. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.8402, Longitude: -95.7268    
<6>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.
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 

 

 


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