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Fairmont, West Virginia
Welcome to Fairmont ...
When the people of Fairmont refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Fairmonter<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Fairmont has a population of 18,467 people<2> (see below for details).
Fairmont is 980 feet [299 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Fairmont lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Fairmont: (304) and (681)<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Fairmont had a population of 18,704 people (which is 33.15% of the total population of Marion County). This makes Fairmont the county's most populous community.
The population of Fairmont represents 1.01% of the total population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 7th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 18,704 people, the population of Fairmont decreased 2.06% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 19,097 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Fairmont had an population of 18,467 people. This is a decrease of 1.27% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.3% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Fairmont.
Communities near Fairmont ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Fairmont and not the distance if driven.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Fairmont.
Communities Also Named Fairmont ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 29 communities that are also named Fairmont - they are located in British Columbia, California, Florida, Illinois (2), Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina (3), Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Texas, Utah and Washington (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Fairmont.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Fairmont:
Websites for Fairmont ...
Official Website: www.cityoffairmontwv.com/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fairmont ...
Looking for more information about Fairmont? 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 Fairmont, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Fairmont.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Fairmont: www.cityoffairmontwv.com/
The official website for Marion County: www.marioncountywv.com/
The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/
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This page was last modified: 15 Apr 2019