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Welcome to Fairview ...

The community of Fairview is located in Union County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2013, Fairview has a population of 3,517 people<1> (see below for details).

Fairview is 480 feet [146 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Fairview: (704) & (980)<3>

We know of 51 communities that are also named Fairview. Our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Fairview contains a list of those communities.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fairview ...

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fairview had a population of 3,324 people. This makes Fairview the county's 10th most populous community.

The population of Fairview represents 0.03% of the population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 187th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,324 people, the population of Fairview increased 10.25% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,015 people).

Taken from the 2013 Census Estimates, Fairview had an population of 3,517 people. This is an increase of 5.81% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 16.65% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Fairview ...

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

Community   2013
Charlotte   [Map]   792,862   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Concord   [Map]   83,506   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Harrisburg   [Map]   13,788   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Indian Trail   [Map]   35,494   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Matthews   [Map]   29,384   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Mint Hill   [Map]   24,543   W   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

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 Fairview. We make it easy to see a Google satellite image of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Fairview. 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 Fairview.

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

Websites for Fairview ...

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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) Fairview. 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
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PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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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.

If you haven't already, you should also register your business through the Bing Business Portal.

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

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The Panormaio photo collection contain pictures for the area around Fairview:

Footnotes ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fairview - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (980) is an overlay for area code (704). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Fairview.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts at Fairview. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, private property - it's truly a line drawn 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fairview

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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 Fairview.


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