New Fairview

New Fairview is at the intersection of Farm roads 407 and 2264, southeast of Decatur in southeastern Wise County. By the early 1900s the town existed under the name Fairview. In the 1930s highway maps showed a church and cemetery, a school, and scattered dwellings at the site. The community had a church and school for many years and was incorporated in 1973. The first population figure for Fairview was 180 in 1980. By the early 1990s the population was 206. In 1999 the name of the town was changed to New Fairview. The population had increased to 877 in 2000. New Fairview has a mayor/council form of government. The community includes one church, four businesses, and a volunteer fire department.

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

New Fairview is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • [Fairview]

Locations

  • Latitude
    33.11433530
    Longitude
    -97.45123600

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

Yes

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New Fairview by the Numbers

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Population Counts

New Fairview
Pop. Year Source
1,581 2019 Texas Demographic Center
1,258 2010 Texas Demographic Center
877 2000 Texas Demographic Center
206 1990 Texas Demographic Center