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The location of Town of Fairfax









Welcome to Fairfax ...

The Town of Fairfax is located in Franklin County.

The location of Fairfax has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, the Town of Fairfax has a population of 4,669 people<2> (see below for details).

Fairfax is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Fairfax is located in the (802) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Fairfax had a population of 4,285 people (which is 8.97% of the total population of Franklin County). This makes Fairfax the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Fairfax represents 0.68% of the total population of Vermont (which has 625,741 people), making it the state's 37th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,285 people, the population of Fairfax increased 13.81% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,765 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Fairfax had an population of 4,669 people. This is an increase of 8.96% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 24.01% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Fairfax ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Burlington   [Map]   42,239   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Colchester   [Map]   17,287   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Essex Junction   [Map]   10,691   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Essex   [Map]   21,519   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Milton   [Map]   10,940   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Saint Albans   [Map]   6,795   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Fairfax. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Fairfax. 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 Fairfax.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fairfax ...

Looking for more information about Fairfax? 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Vermont

About Franklin County

About Vermont

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Vermont: https://www.vermont.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Fairfax.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fairfax - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Fairfax) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Fairfax. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Fairfax

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fairfax. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.6945, Longitude: -73.0101     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fairfax have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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