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Welcome to Fairbanks ...

Fairbanks is located in Wasco County<1>.

Fairbanks is 490 feet [149 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Fairbanks lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Fairbanks: (541) & (458)<3>

Communities Also Named Fairbanks ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Fairbanks - they are located in Alaska, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maine, Michigan (3), Minnesota, New Mexico, Newfoundland and Labrador, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Vermont, Washington and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Fairbanks ...

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

  • The Dalles [Wasco County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for The Dalles
    • The Dalles [Wasco County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Fairbanks
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,581 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on The Dalles
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for The Dalles<5>
  • City of The Dalles [Wasco County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for City of The Dalles
    • City of The Dalles [Wasco County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Fairbanks
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for City of The Dalles came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on City of The Dalles
  • Goldendale [Klickitat County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goldendale
    • Goldendale [Klickitat County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Fairbanks
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,669 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goldendale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goldendale<5>
  • Dufur [Wasco County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dufur
    • Dufur [Wasco County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Fairbanks
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 634 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dufur
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dufur<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mosier [Wasco County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mosier
      • Mosier [Wasco County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Fairbanks
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 458 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mosier
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mosier<5>
    • Wasco [Sherman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wasco
      • Wasco [Sherman County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Fairbanks
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 419 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wasco have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wasco
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wasco<5>
    • Moro [Sherman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moro
      • Moro [Sherman County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Fairbanks
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 332 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moro<5>
    • Rufus [Sherman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rufus
      • Rufus [Sherman County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Fairbanks
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 257 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rufus have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rufus
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rufus<5>
    • Biggs Junction [Sherman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Biggs Junction
      • Biggs Junction [Sherman County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of Fairbanks
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Biggs Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Biggs Junction
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Biggs Junction<5>
    • Rice [Wasco County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rice
      • Rice [Wasco County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Fairbanks

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fairbanks ...

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

Cities, Towns and Villages of Oregon

About Wasco County

About Oregon

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

The official website for Wasco County: www.co.wasco.or.us/

The official website for State of Oregon: https://www.oregon.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Oregon's counties, including Wasco, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fairbanks - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (458) is an overlay for area code (541).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Fairbanks) 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 Fairbanks. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from FairbanksOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fairbanks. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.6242, Longitude: -121.0020    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.
<7>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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