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Welcome to Fair Bluff ...

The town of Fair Bluff is located in Columbus County<1>.

The location of Fair Bluff has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Fair Bluff: Fair Blf. (or less commonly used: Fair Bluf.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Fair Bluff has a population of 881 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Fair Bluff is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Fair Bluff lies within the (910) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fair Bluff had an population of 881 people. This is a decrease of 7.36% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 25.4% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fair Bluff had a population of 951 people. This makes Fair Bluff the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 951 people, the population of Fair Bluff decreased 19.48% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,181 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Fair Bluff.

Communities near Fair Bluff ...

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

  • Whiteville [Columbus County]
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    • Whiteville [Columbus County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Fair Bluff
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,242 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whiteville<6>
  • Mullins [Marion County]
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    • Mullins [Marion County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Fair Bluff
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,139 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mullins<6>
  • Tabor City [Columbus County]
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    • Tabor City [Columbus County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Fair Bluff
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,893 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tabor City<6>
  • Loris [Horry County]
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    • Loris [Horry County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Fair Bluff
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,807 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Loris<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Fairmont [Robeson County]
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      • Fairmont [Robeson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Fair Bluff
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,580 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairmont<6>
    • Chadbourn [Columbus County]
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      • Chadbourn [Columbus County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Fair Bluff
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,699 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chadbourn<6>
    • Brunswick [Columbus County]
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      • Brunswick [Columbus County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Fair Bluff
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 996 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brunswick<6>
    • Lake View [Dillon County]
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      • Lake View [Dillon County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Fair Bluff
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 779 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake View<6>
    • Nichols [Marion County]
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      • Nichols [Marion County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Fair Bluff
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 329 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nichols<6>
    • Cerro Gordo [Columbus County]
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      • Cerro Gordo [Columbus County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Fair Bluff
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 195 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cerro Gordo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Fair Bluff. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Fair Bluff.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Fair Bluff. 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 Fair Bluff.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Fair Bluff. See our Newspapers Page for Fair Bluff.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fair Bluff ...

Looking for more information about Fair Bluff? 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 Fair Bluff, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Fair Bluff.

Adding Fair Bluff to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Fair Bluff on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for North Carolina (1956).

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

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About Columbus County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Columbus County: www.columbusco.org/main

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Columbus, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Fair Bluff.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fair Bluff - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 from Point A (ie- Fair Bluff) 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 Fair Bluff. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fair BluffOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fair Bluff. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3110, Longitude: -79.0344       In this case, the coordinates for Fair Bluff have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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