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Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in Fairmount, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Fairmount and the surrounding area.

  • Weather ...
  • Astronomy & Satellites ...
    • Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help you to find your way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website will help you find planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their tracks across the sky.
    • To give accurate results, Heavens-Above requires the latitude and longitude of your location. As a starting point, when we link to Heavens-Above, we pass this GPS location for Fairmount:
    • 46.054403, -96.603127
    • Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve its accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude as your actual position.
    • The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Fairmount
  • Waymarking ...
    • Looking for somewhere out of the ordinary? Find a unique place and want to share it with others? Then it's time to visit Waymarking.com:
    • Waymark.com

Communities Also Named Fairmount ...

We have found 42 communities that share the name Fairmount.

Within North Dakota, the name Fairmount is unique.

Beyond North Dakota, we know of another 42 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 42 communities, 40 are located in the United States and five are in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Limestone County
      • This Fairmount is located in Limestone County and lies 928 miles [1,493.5 km]<1> to the southeast of the Fairmount that is located in Richland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairmount
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Limestone County community of Fairmount.
    • Arkansas
      • Benton County
      • This Fairmount is located in Benton County and lies 687 miles [1,105.6 km]<1> to the south of the Fairmount that is located in Richland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairmount
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Benton County community of Fairmount.
      • Prairie County
      • This Fairmount is located in Prairie County and lies 833 miles [1,340.6 km] to the south southeast of the Fairmount that is located in Richland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairmount
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Prairie County community of Fairmount.
    • Connecticut
      • New Haven County
      • This Fairmount is located in New Haven County and lies 1,208 miles [1,944.1 km]<1> to the east of the Fairmount that is located in Richland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairmount
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the New Haven County community of Fairmount.
    • Delaware
      • Sussex County
      • This Fairmount is located in Sussex County and lies 1,199 miles [1,929.6 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Fairmount that is located in Richland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairmount
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sussex County community of Fairmount.
    • Florida
      • Citrus County
      • This community is historic<2> and although located in Citrus County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Citrus County community of Fairmount.
    • Georgia
      • Gordon County
      • This Fairmount is located in Gordon County and lies 1,015 miles [1,633.5 km]<1> to the southeast of the Fairmount that is located in Richland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairmount
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Gordon County community of Fairmount.
    • Illinois
      • Massac County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Illinois community of Fairmount [Massac County].
      • Vermilion County
      • This Fairmount is located in Vermilion County and lies 606 miles [975.3 km]<1> to the southeast of the Fairmount that is located in Richland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairmount
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Vermilion County community of Fairmount.
    • Indiana
      • Grant County
      • This Fairmount is located in Grant County and lies 673 miles [1,083.1 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Fairmount that is located in Richland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairmount
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Grant County community of Fairmount.
    • Iowa
      • Jasper County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Iowa community of Fairmount [Jasper County].
    • Kansas
      • Leavenworth County
      • This Fairmount is located in Leavenworth County and lies 481 miles [774.1 km]<1> to the south of the Fairmount that is located in Richland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairmount
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Leavenworth County community of Fairmount.
    • Kentucky
      • Jefferson County
      • This Fairmount is located in Jefferson County and lies 786 miles [1,264.9 km]<1> to the southeast of the Fairmount that is located in Richland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairmount
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jefferson County community of Fairmount.
    • Louisiana
      • Grant Parish
      • This Fairmount is located in Grant Parish and lies 1,030 miles [1,657.6 km]<1> to the south southeast of the Fairmount that is located in Richland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairmount
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Grant Parish community of Fairmount.
    • Maine
      • Aroostook County
      • This Fairmount is located in Aroostook County and lies 1,362 miles [2,191.9 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Fairmount that is located in Richland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairmount
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Aroostook County community of Fairmount.
    • Maryland
      • Frederick County
      • This Fairmount is located in Frederick County and lies 1,059 miles [1,704.3 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Fairmount that is located in Richland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairmount
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Frederick County community of Fairmount.
      • Somerset County
      • This Fairmount is located in Somerset County and lies 1,193 miles [1,919.9 km] to the east southeast of the Fairmount that is located in Richland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairmount
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Somerset County community of Fairmount.
    • Massachusetts
      • Suffolk County
      • This Fairmount is located in Suffolk County and lies 1,283 miles [2,064.8 km]<1> to the east of the Fairmount that is located in Richland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairmount
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Suffolk County community of Fairmount.
    • Missouri
      • Henry County
      • This community is historic<2> and although located in Henry County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Henry County community of Fairmount.
      • Jackson County
      • This Fairmount is located in Jackson County and lies 491 miles [790.2 km]<1> to the south southeast of the Fairmount that is located in Richland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairmount
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jackson County community of Fairmount.
    • New Jersey
      • Bergen County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the New Jersey community of Fairmount [Bergen County].
      • Hunterdon County
      • This Fairmount is located in Hunterdon County and lies 1,150 miles [1,850.7 km]<1> to the east of the Fairmount that is located in Richland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairmount
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hunterdon County community of Fairmount.
      • Morris County
      • This Fairmount is located in Morris County and lies 1,150 miles [1,850.7 km] to the east of the Fairmount that is located in Richland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairmount
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Morris County community of Fairmount.
    • New York
      • Onondaga County
      • This Fairmount is located in Onondaga County and lies 1,020 miles [1,641.5 km]<1> to the east of the Fairmount that is located in Richland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairmount
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Onondaga County community of Fairmount.
    • Nova Scotia
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Nova Scotia community of Fairmount.
    • Ohio
      • Cuyahoga County
      • This Fairmount is located in Cuyahoga County and lies 810 miles [1,303.6 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Fairmount that is located in Richland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairmount
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cuyahoga County community of Fairmount.
      • Hamilton County
      • This Fairmount is located in Hamilton County and lies 775 miles [1,247.2 km] to the southeast of the Fairmount that is located in Richland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairmount
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hamilton County community of Fairmount.
      • Miami County
      • This community is historic<2> and although located in Miami County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Miami County community of Fairmount.
    • Ontario
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Ontario community of Fairmount.
    • Oregon
      • Lane County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Oregon community of Fairmount [Lane County].
    • Pennsylvania
      • Butler County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Pennsylvania community of Fairmount [Butler County].
      • Lancaster County
      • This Fairmount is located in Lancaster County and lies 1,105 miles [1,778.3 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Fairmount that is located in Richland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairmount
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lancaster County community of Fairmount.
      • Philadelphia County
      • This Fairmount is located in Philadelphia County and lies 1,155 miles [1,858.8 km] to the east southeast of the Fairmount that is located in Richland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairmount
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Philadelphia County community of Fairmount.
      • Wayne County
      • This Fairmount is located in Wayne County and lies 1,086 miles [1,747.7 km] to the east of the Fairmount that is located in Richland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairmount
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Wayne County community of Fairmount.
      • Westmoreland County
      • This Fairmount is located in Westmoreland County and lies 935 miles [1,504.7 km] to the east southeast of the Fairmount that is located in Richland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairmount
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Westmoreland County community of Fairmount.
    • Rhode Island
      • Providence County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Rhode Island community of Fairmount [Providence County].
    • South Carolina
      • Spartanburg County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the South Carolina community of Fairmount [Spartanburg County].
    • Tennessee
      • Hamilton County
      • This Fairmount is located in Hamilton County and lies 953 miles [1,533.7 km]<1> to the southeast of the Fairmount that is located in Richland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairmount
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hamilton County community of Fairmount.
      • Sullivan County
      • This Fairmount is located in Sullivan County and lies 991 miles [1,594.9 km] to the southeast of the Fairmount that is located in Richland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairmount
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sullivan County community of Fairmount.
    • Texas
      • Sabine County
      • This Fairmount is located in Sabine County and lies 1,037 miles [1,668.9 km]<1> to the south of the Fairmount that is located in Richland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairmount
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sabine County community of Fairmount.
    • Utah
      • Weber County
      • This Fairmount is located in Weber County and lies 831 miles [1,337.4 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Fairmount that is located in Richland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairmount
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Weber County community of Fairmount.
    • Virginia
      • Roanoke City
      • This Fairmount is located in Roanoke City and lies 1,048 miles [1,686.6 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Fairmount that is located in Richland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairmount
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Roanoke City community of Fairmount.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Fairmount ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always wonder about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

  • Barney [Richland County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barney have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barney
    • Barney [Richland County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the northwest of Fairmount
    • Estimated population in 2019: 52 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barney
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Barney<5>
  • Charlesville [Traverse County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Charlesville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Charlesville
    • Charlesville [Traverse County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Fairmount
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charlesville
  • Childs [Wilkin County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Childs have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Childs
    • Childs [Wilkin County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east of Fairmount
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Childs
  • Diamond [Roberts County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Diamond have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Diamond
    • Diamond [Roberts County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the south of Fairmount
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Diamond
  • Continue List   (5 more) ...
    • Dwight [Richland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dwight have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dwight
      • Dwight [Richland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the north of Fairmount
      • Estimated population in 2019: 78 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dwight
    • Foxhome [Wilkin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Foxhome have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Foxhome
      • Foxhome [Wilkin County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Fairmount
      • Estimated population in 2019: 111 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Foxhome
    • French [Otter Tail County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for French have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for French
      • French [Otter Tail County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Fairmount
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on French
    • Great Bend [Richland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Great Bend have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Great Bend
      • Great Bend [Richland County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Fairmount
      • Estimated population in 2019: 56 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Great Bend
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Great Bend<5>
    • Hammer [Roberts County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hammer have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hammer
      • Hammer [Roberts County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the southwest of Fairmount
      • Estimated population in 2014: 241 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hammer

Notable Births & Deaths ...

This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Fairmount. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

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    • Frank Albertson     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Fergus Falls (Minnesota) on Tueday February 2, 1909 and died in Santa Monica (California) on Saturday February 29, 1964 (which is Leap Day) at the age of 55.
      • Fergus Falls is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the northeast of Fairmount.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Frank Albertson<6>
    • George Putnam     (News anchor, talk show host)
      • News anchor, talk show host. He was born in Breckenridge (Minnesota) on Tueday July 14, 1914 and died in Chino (California) on Friday September 12, 2008 at the age of 94.
      • Breckenridge is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the north of Fairmount.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: George Putnam<6>

How Far From Fairmount to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers & Almanacs that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a city such as Fairmount to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Fairmount and extending to:

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    • Wahpeton, which is the Seat of Richland County and lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the north. If you could walk a straight line from Fairmount to Wahpeton, with an average speed<7> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take four to five hours.
    • Bismarck, which is the State Capital of North Dakota, lies 204 miles [328.3 km] to the west northwest (WNW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take a little over three hours, a buggy would take 8 days and walking would take 12 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 1,108 miles [1,783.2 km] to the east southeast (ESE). Driving would take over two days, a buggy would take 44 days and walking would take 63 days.
    • The shortest distance<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,271 miles [10,092.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,031 miles [11,315.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,958 miles [7,979.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<11>

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

The official website for State of North Dakota: www.nd.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Fairmount) 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 Fairmount. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fairmount

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fairmount. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.0544, Longitude: -96.6031       In this case, the coordinates for Fairmount have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Fairmount, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<3>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Fairmount could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<4>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.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<7>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.
<8>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Fairmount to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 320.698 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 319.037 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 312.225 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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