Fairport, Missouri

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Fairport is an unincorporated community in northeastern DeKalb County, Missouri, United States.[1] The community is part of the St. Joseph, MO–KS Metropolitan Statistical Area. Fairport is located about nine miles north of Maysville.

A post office called Fairport was established in 1869, and remained in operation until 1965.[2] The community was named for the fair surroundings of the original town site.[3]


  1. ^ "Fairport". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 6 March 2016. Retrieved 27 September 2016. 
  3. ^ "DeKalb County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 27 September 2016. 

Coordinates: 39°59′16″N 94°20′46″W / 39.98778°N 94.34611°W / 39.98778; -94.34611