Sullivan County's location in Indiana
|Elevation||558 ft (170 m)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||434287|
Fairbanks was named after Sgt. Nathan Fairbanks, who was killed in September 1812 when his platoon of 12 soldiers was ambushed by a group of Indians just outside the town. The Fairbanks post office has been in operation since 1878.
Fairbanks is located at. It is shown on the Fairbanks United States Geological Survey 7½° quadrangle.
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- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "Fairbanks, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17.
- "Fairbanks' Massacre". Waymarking. Retrieved August 30, 2016.
- "Sullivan County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved December 29, 2016.
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