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Welcome to Fairpoint ...

Fairpoint is located in Meade County<1>.

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

Fairpoint is 2,930 feet [893 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Fairpoint is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The area code for Fairpoint: (605)

Communities Also Named Fairpoint ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Fairpoint - they are located in Kansas and Ohio.

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

Communities near Fairpoint ...

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

  • Opal [Meade County]
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    • Opal [Meade County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Fairpoint
    • Estimated population in 2014: 30 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Opal<5>
  • Red Owl [Meade County]
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    • Red Owl [Meade County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Fairpoint
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  • Union Center [Meade County]
  • Enning [Meade County]
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    • Enning [Meade County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Fairpoint
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Enning have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Enning<5>
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    • Mud Butte [Meade County]
    • Cedar Canyon [Meade County]
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      • Cedar Canyon [Meade County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Fairpoint
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Canyon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Canyon
    • White Owl [Meade County]
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      • White Owl [Meade County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the southeast of Fairpoint
      • Estimated population in 2014: 373 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for White Owl<5>
    • Marcus [Meade County]
    • Newell [Butte County]
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      • Newell [Butte County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<4> to the west of Fairpoint
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 597 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newell<5>
    • Vale [Butte County]
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      • Vale [Butte County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<4> to the west of Fairpoint
      • Estimated population in 2014: 121 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vale<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fairpoint ...

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

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About Meade County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Meade County: www.meadecounty.org/

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 Meade, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fairpoint - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Fairpoint) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fairpoint. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.7483, Longitude: -102.7966       In this case, the coordinates for Fairpoint have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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