Fairplay, Kentucky

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Unincorporated community
Fairplay is located in Kentucky
Fairplay is located in the US
Location within the state of Kentucky
Coordinates: 37°0′44″N 85°18′14″W / 37.01222°N 85.30389°W / 37.01222; -85.30389Coordinates: 37°0′44″N 85°18′14″W / 37.01222°N 85.30389°W / 37.01222; -85.30389
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Adair
Elevation 984 ft (300 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
zip codes 42728
Area code(s) 270
GNIS feature ID 507971

Fairplay is an unincorporated community in Adair County, Kentucky, United States. Its elevation is 984 feet (300 m).[1]

The community was so named on account of the fairness characterized by first settlers in all of their dealings.[2]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Fairplay, Kentucky
  2. ^ Moyer, Armond; Moyer, Winifred (1958). The origins of unusual place-names. Keystone Pub. Associates. p. 48.