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Welcome to Fair Grove ...

Fair Grove is located in Davidson County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Fair Grove: Fair Grv.

Fair Grove is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Fair Grove: (336)

Communities Also Named Fair Grove ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Fair Grove - it's located in Missouri.

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

Communities near Fair Grove ...

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

  • Winston-Salem [Forsyth County]
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    • Winston-Salem [Forsyth County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Fair Grove
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 248,112 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winston-Salem
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winston-Salem<5>
  • High Point [Davidson County]
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    • High Point [Davidson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Fair Grove
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 113,565 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on High Point
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for High Point<5>
  • Asheboro [Randolph County]
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    • Asheboro [Randolph County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Fair Grove
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,023 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Asheboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Asheboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Asheboro<5>
  • Kernersville [Forsyth County]
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    • Kernersville [Forsyth County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Fair Grove
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,891 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kernersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kernersville<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lexington [Davidson County]
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      • Lexington [Davidson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Fair Grove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,141 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lexington<5>
    • Archdale [Randolph County]
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      • Archdale [Randolph County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Fair Grove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,560 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Archdale<5>
    • Trinity [Randolph County]
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      • Trinity [Randolph County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Fair Grove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,639 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trinity have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trinity
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trinity<5>
    • Pleasant Garden [Guilford County]
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      • Pleasant Garden [Guilford County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Fair Grove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,990 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Garden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Garden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pleasant Garden<5>
    • Midway [Davidson County]
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      • Midway [Davidson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Fair Grove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,951 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Midway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jamestown [Guilford County]
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      • Jamestown [Guilford County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Fair Grove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,528 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jamestown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jamestown<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fair Grove ...

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

Adding Fair Grove to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Fair Grove on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of North Carolina

About Davidson County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Davidson County: www.co.davidson.nc.us/

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 Davidson, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fair Grove - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Grove) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fair Grove. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.8521, Longitude: -80.0775       In this case, the coordinates for Fair Grove have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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