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Welcome to Fairmont ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Fairmont, you might consider that their post office opened in 1907.
When the people of Fairmont refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Fairmonter<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Fairmont has a population of 2,592 people<3> (see below for details).
Fairmont is 110 feet [34 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Fairmont lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Fairmont lies within the (910) area code.
The ZIP code for Fairmont: 28340<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fairmont had an population of 2,592 people. This is a decrease of 2.67% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.46% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Fairmont had a population of 2,663 people. This makes Fairmont the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of Fairmont represents 0.03% of the population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 217th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,663 people, the population of Fairmont increased 2.27% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,604 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Fairmont.
Communities Also Named Fairmont ...
While we believe that this Fairmont is located in Robeson County, we know of another 2 North Carolina communities named Fairmont. Those communities are located in the following counties: Davidson and Wake County.
Beyond North Carolina, there are 29 communities that are also named Fairmont - they are located in British Columbia, California, Florida, Illinois (2), Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Texas, Utah, Washington (2) and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Fairmont.
Communities near Fairmont ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Fairmont.
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 Fairmont. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Fairmont.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Fairmont. 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 Fairmont.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Fairmont. See our Newspapers Page for Fairmont.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fairmont ...
Looking for more information about Fairmont? 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 Fairmont, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Fairmont.
Adding Fairmont to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Fairmont in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Fairmont was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8>
We also found Fairmont on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Fairmont.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Fairmont. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Robeson County: www.co.robeson.nc.us/
The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/
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