Fairview, Erie County, Pennsylvania

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Census-designated place
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Erie
Township Fairview
Elevation 794 ft (242 m) [1]
Coordinates 42°1′43.2″N 80°14′51.2″W / 42.028667°N 80.247556°W / 42.028667; -80.247556Coordinates: 42°1′43.2″N 80°14′51.2″W / 42.028667°N 80.247556°W / 42.028667; -80.247556 [1]
Settled 1797 [2]
 - Incorporated 1868 [2]
 - Unincorporated January 1998 (1998-01)
Timezone Eastern (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) Eastern (UTC-4)
ZIP code 16415
Area code 814
Location in Erie County and the state of Pennsylvania.

Fairview is a census-designated place (CDP) in central Fairview Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is served by the 16415 zip code and the Fairview School District. It was incorporated as a separate borough in 1868 with an area of about a square mile and a population of roughly 400. After a referendum in 1994,[citation needed] it was decided to dissolve the borough; dissolution was completed in January 1998.[3] However, Fairview is still a distinct community, taking most of Fairview Township's population.[citation needed] As of the 2010 census the population was 2,348 residents.[4]

Notable People[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Fairview". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved May 24, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b Hottenstein, JoAnne; Welch, Sibyl (1965). "Erie County". Incorporation dates of Pennsylvania municipalities (PDF). Harrisburg: Bureau of Municipal Affairs, Pennsylvania Department of Internal Affairs. pp. 59–60. Retrieved May 23, 2011. 
  3. ^ 1990s Boundary Changes Geographic Change Notes: Pennsylvania, United States Census Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2011-03-30.
  4. ^ http://www.census.gov/2010census/