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Welcome to Fairmont ...

The village of Fairmont is located in Fillmore County.

When the people of Fairmont refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Fairmonter<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Fairmont has a population of 523 people<2> (see below for details).

Fairmont is 1,640 feet [500 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Fairmont: (402) and (531)<4>

The ZIP code for Fairmont: 68354<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fairmont had a population of 560 people (which is 9.51% of the total population of Fillmore County). This makes Fairmont the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Fairmont represents 0.03% of the population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 189th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 560 people, the population of Fairmont decreased 18.96% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 691 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Fairmont had an population of 523 people. This is a decrease of 6.61% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 24.31% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Fairmont ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Fairmont and not the distance if you drove.<6>.

Community   2018
Population
DirDistance
Beaver Crossing   [Map]   415   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Bradshaw   [Map]   272   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Exeter   [Map]   527   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Friend   [Map]   978   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Geneva   [Map]   2,107   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Henderson   [Map]   987   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Fairmont.

Communities Also Named Fairmont ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that 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, North Carolina (3), 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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Fairmont. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Fairmont. Our list includes 15 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Fillmore County

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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 Fillmore County: www.fillmorecounty.org/

The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Fairmont refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a village's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Fairmont may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Fairmont.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fairmont - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402).

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<5>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 village (such as Fairmont). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Fairmont or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<6>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Fairmont) 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 Fairmont. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fairmont

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fairmont. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6343, Longitude: -97.5853     [Map].

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