Fairdealing, Missouri

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Fairdealing, Missouri
Census-designated place & unincorporated community
Fairdealing is located in Missouri
Fairdealing
Fairdealing
Location of Fairdealing within the state of Missouri
Coordinates: 36°39′46″N 90°37′00″W / 36.66278°N 90.61667°W / 36.66278; -90.61667Coordinates: 36°39′46″N 90°37′00″W / 36.66278°N 90.61667°W / 36.66278; -90.61667[1]
Country United States
State Missouri
County Ripley
Area
 • Total 5.75 sq mi (14.88 km2)
 • Land 5.73 sq mi (14.85 km2)
 • Water 0.008 sq mi (0.02 km2)
Elevation[1] 459 ft (140 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 676
 • Density 118/sq mi (45.5/km2)

Fairdealing is an unincorporated community and census-designated place located in northeastern Ripley County in southeastern Missouri, United States. As of the 2010 census, the community had a population of 676.[2] It is located along U.S. Route 160, about 16 miles (26 km) southwest of Poplar Bluff.[3]

A post office has been in operation at Fairdealing since 1883.[4] Several traditions attempt to explain the name.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Fairdealing, Missouri
  2. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Fairdealing CDP, Missouri". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 23, 2014. 
  3. ^ Fairdealing, Missouri, 7.5 Minute Topographic Quadrangle, USGS, 1979 (1986rev.)
  4. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 14 December 2016. 
  5. ^ "Ripley County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved December 14, 2016.