Fairview

Fairview, on U.S. Highway 87 five miles northwest of Big Spring in central Howard County, was named for the view afforded by the flat land around it. In 1930 it had a population of fifteen and two commercially rated businesses. By 1940 its population had grown to fifty, and a school was located there. Between 1950 and 1960 the population was 100, but the last business had closed. In 1980, 1990, and 2000 the population was eighty-five.

Adapted from the official Handbook of Texas, a state encyclopedia developed by the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA). It is an authoritative source of trusted historical records.

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Currently Exists

Yes

Place type

Fairview is classified as a Town

Locations

  • Latitude
    32.35595020
    Longitude
    -101.51901630

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No

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Fairview by the Numbers

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Pop. Year Source
5 2009 Local Officials