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Fairmount, Tennessee
(Hamilton County)

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Welcome to Fairmount ...

Fairmount is located in Hamilton County.

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

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Fairmount had a population of 2,825 people.<2> (see below for details).

Fairmount is 1,940 feet [591 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Fairmount lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: While Fairmount is in the Eastern Time Zone, the area just to the west is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The telephone area code for Fairmount: (423)

Population Details ...

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

Communities near Fairmount ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Fairmount and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.

Community   2016
Fort Oglethorpe (GA)   [Map]   9,839   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Chattanooga   [Map]   177,571   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Collegedale   [Map]   11,437   SE   18 miles [29 km]
East Brainerd   [Map]   ---   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
East Ridge   [Map]   21,302   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Middle Valley Estates   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Fairmount ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Tennessee communities named Fairmount: This one is located in Hamilton County and the other is located in Sullivan County.

Beyond Tennessee, there are 45 communities that are also named Fairmount - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland (2), Massachusetts, Missouri (2), New Jersey (3), New York, North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio (3), Ontario (4), Oregon, Pennsylvania (5), Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, Utah and Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Fairmount. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Fairmount. 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 Fairmount.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Fairmount:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fairmount ...

Looking for more information about Fairmount? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Fairmount? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Fairmount, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Fairmount.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Fairmount. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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About Hamilton County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 Fairmount refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Fairmount 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 Fairmount.

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

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Fairmount. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Fairmount) 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 Fairmount. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fairmount

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fairmount. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.1815, Longitude: -85.3236     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fairmount have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Fairmount.