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This information on the town of Fairview, Texas comes from the Handbook of Texas found online.

FAIRVIEW, TEXAS (Wise County).

Fairview is at the intersection of Farm roads 407 and 2264, southeast of Decatur in southeastern Wise County. 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.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: Rosalie Gregg, ed., Wise County History (Vol. 1, n.p.: Nortex, 1975; Vol. 2, Austin: Eakin, 1982).

Lisa C. Maxwell

Recommended citation:

"FAIRVIEW, TX." The Handbook of Texas Online. <http://www.tsha.utexas.edu/handbook/online/articles/view/FF/hlf37.html> [Accessed Wed Aug 23 9:02:52 US/Central 2000 ].

 The Handbook of Texas Online is a joint project of The General Libraries at the University of Texas at Austin (http://www.lib.utexas.edu) and the Texas State Historical Association (http://www.tsha.utexas.edu).