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Welcome to Fairview ...

The city of Fairview is located in Multnomah County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Fairview has a population of 9,556 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Fairview.

Fairview is near sea level<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Fairview: (503) & (971)<5>

Websites for Fairview ...

Official Website: www.ci.fairview.or.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fairview had an population of 9,556 people. This is an increase of 7.13% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 26.39% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fairview had a population of 8,920 people. This makes Fairview the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Fairview represents 0.23% of the total population of Oregon (which has 3,831,074 people), making it the state's 56th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 8,920 people, the population of Fairview increased 17.97% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 7,561 people).

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

Communities Also Named Fairview ...

While we believe that this Fairview is located in Multnomah County, we know of another 5 Oregon communities named Fairview. Those communities are located in the following counties: Coos, Linn, Morrow, Sherman and Tillamook County.

Beyond Oregon, there are 277 communities that are also named Fairview - they are located in Alabama (20), Alaska, Alberta, Arizona, Arkansas (9), British Columbia (2), California (7), Colorado (4), Connecticut, Delaware, Florida (4), Georgia (10), Idaho (4), Illinois (4), Indiana (5), Iowa (2), Kansas (4), Kentucky (12), Louisiana (2), Manitoba, Maryland (7), Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota (2), Mississippi (5), Missouri (8), Montana (2), Nebraska (3), Nevada (2), New Hampshire, New Jersey (7), New Mexico (2), New York (4), North Carolina (8), Nova Scotia, Ohio (12), Oklahoma, Ontario (7), Pennsylvania (18), Prince Edward Island, Quebec, South Carolina (4), South Dakota (3), Tennessee (28), Texas (16), Utah, Virginia (10), Washington (5), West Virginia (10), Wisconsin (3) and Wyoming (2).

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

Communities near Fairview ...

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

  • Portland [Multnomah County]
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    • Portland [Multnomah County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the west of Fairview
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 656,751 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Portland<7>
  • Vancouver [Clark County]
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    • Vancouver [Clark County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Fairview
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 186,192 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vancouver
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vancouver<7>
  • Beaverton [Washington County]
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    • Beaverton [Washington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Fairview
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 98,957 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaverton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaverton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beaverton<7>
  • Tigard [Washington County]
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    • Tigard [Washington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Fairview
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 56,049 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tigard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tigard
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tigard<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lake Oswego [Clackamas County]
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      • Lake Oswego [Clackamas County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Fairview
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,821 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Oswego have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Oswego
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Oswego<7>
    • Oregon City [Clackamas County]
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      • Oregon City [Clackamas County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Fairview
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 38,026 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oregon City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oregon City<7>
    • Tualatin [Clackamas County]
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      • Tualatin [Clackamas County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Fairview
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,481 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tualatin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tualatin<7>
    • West Linn [Clackamas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Linn
      • West Linn [Clackamas County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Fairview
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,747 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Linn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Linn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Linn<7>
    • Happy Valley [Clackamas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Happy Valley
      • Happy Valley [Clackamas County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Fairview
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,781 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Happy Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Happy Valley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Happy Valley<7>
    • Battle Ground [Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Battle Ground
      • Battle Ground [Clark County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Fairview
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,712 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Battle Ground
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Battle Ground<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fairview ...

Looking for more information about Fairview? 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 Fairview, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Fairview.

Adding Fairview to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Oregon

About Multnomah County

About Oregon

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Fairview: www.ci.fairview.or.us/

The official website for Multnomah County: www.co.multnomah.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 Multnomah, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Fairview.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fairview - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (971) is an overlay for area code (503).
<6>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 from Point A (ie- Fairview) 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 Fairview. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from FairviewOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fairview. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.5466, Longitude: -122.4390       In this case, the coordinates for Fairview have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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