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Welcome to Fairburn ...

The town of Fairburn is located in Custer County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Fairburn has a population of 98 people<3> (see below for details).

Fairburn is 3,290 feet [1,003 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Fairburn is about ½ mile [or 1 km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Fairburn lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Fairburn lies within the (605) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fairburn had an population of 98 people. This is an increase of 15.29% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 22.5% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fairburn had a population of 85 people. This makes Fairburn the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Fairburn represents 0.01% of the total population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 320th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 85 people, the population of Fairburn increased 6.25% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 80 people).

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

Communities Also Named Fairburn ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Fairburn - they are located in Florida, Georgia, Idaho and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Fairburn ...

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

  • Spokane [Custer County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spokane
    • Spokane [Custer County] was located 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Fairburn
    • Estimated population in 2014: 3,237 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spokane have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Sanator [Custer County]
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    • Sanator [Custer County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Fairburn
    • Estimated population in 2014: 1,350 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sanator have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sanator
  • Hermosa [Custer County]
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    • Hermosa [Custer County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Fairburn
    • Estimated population in 2019: 425 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hermosa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hermosa
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hermosa<6>
  • Keystone [Pennington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Keystone
    • Keystone [Pennington County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Fairburn
    • Estimated population in 2019: 343 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Keystone
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Keystone<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Frenchtown [Pennington County] - Historic
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      • Frenchtown [Pennington County] was located 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Fairburn
      • Estimated population in 2014: 276 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frenchtown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Oral [Fall River County]
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      • Oral [Fall River County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Fairburn
      • Estimated population in 2014: 206 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oral have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oral
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oral<6>
    • Buffalo Gap [Custer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buffalo Gap
      • Buffalo Gap [Custer County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Fairburn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 144 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buffalo Gap have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buffalo Gap
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buffalo Gap<6>
    • Pringle [Custer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pringle
      • Pringle [Custer County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Fairburn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 113 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pringle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pringle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pringle<6>
    • Harney [Pennington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harney
      • Harney [Pennington County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Fairburn
      • Estimated population in 2014: 64 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harney have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harney
    • State Game Lodge [Custer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for State Game Lodge
      • State Game Lodge [Custer County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Fairburn
      • Estimated population in 2014: 29 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for State Game Lodge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on State Game Lodge

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fairburn ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of South Dakota: sd.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Dakota's counties, including Custer, 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 Fairburn.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fairburn - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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- Fairburn) 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 Fairburn. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fairburn

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fairburn. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.6867, Longitude: -103.2088       In this case, the coordinates for Fairburn have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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