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Welcome to Fairdale ...

Fairdale is located in Raleigh County.

Fairdale is 1,890 feet [576 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Telephone area codes for Fairdale: (304) and (681)<2>

Communities near Fairdale ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Fairdale and not the distance if you drove it.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Beckley   [Map]   16,404   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Lester   [Map]   323   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Mabscott   [Map]   1,298   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Mount Hope   [Map]   1,310   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Mullens   [Map]   1,369   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Oak Hill   [Map]   8,338   NE   18 miles [29 km]

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

Communities Also Named Fairdale ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Fairdale - they are located in Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2) and Texas.

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

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 Fairdale. 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 Fairdale. 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 Fairdale.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fairdale ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Raleigh County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of West Virginia: www.wv.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fairdale - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Fairdale. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Fairdale) 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 Fairdale. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fairdale

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fairdale. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7820, Longitude: -81.3625     [Map].

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Fairdale.

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