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1890 Communities Near Fairview ...

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

If it applies, we indicate whether a community no longer exists and is now historic.<1>

While we didn't find Fairview in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of Fairview.

  • Afton [Lincoln County]
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    • Afton [Lincoln County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the northeast of Fairview
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 54 people
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,071 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Afton had a post office and no railroad service
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Afton<3>
  • Freedom [Lincoln County]
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    • Freedom [Lincoln County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the north of Fairview
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Freedom had a post office and no railroad service
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Freedom<3>
  • Freedom [Caribou County]
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    • Freedom [Caribou County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the north of Fairview
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 27 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Freedom had a post office and no railroad service
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  • Georgetown [Bear Lake County]
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    • Georgetown [Bear Lake County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the southwest of Fairview
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 212 people
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 497 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Georgetown had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Georgetown have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Georgetown<3>
  • Manson [Bear Lake County]
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    • Manson [Bear Lake County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<2> to the west of Fairview
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Manson had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manson have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Novene [Bear Lake County]
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    • Novene [Bear Lake County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the southwest of Fairview
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Novene had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Novene have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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The official website for Lincoln County: www.co.lincoln.wy.us/

The official website for State of Wyoming: www.wyo.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Fairview, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Fairview) 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 Fairview. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from FairviewOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fairview. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.6906, Longitude: -110.9852    
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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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