Fairview, Texas

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Fairview, Texas
Hart Road detail - Detail of Fairview, TX.jpg
Motto(s): 
"Keeping It Country"[1]
Location of Fairview in Collin County, Texas
Location of Fairview in Collin County, Texas
Coordinates: 33°8′54″N 96°37′11″W / 33.14833°N 96.61972°W / 33.14833; -96.61972Coordinates: 33°8′54″N 96°37′11″W / 33.14833°N 96.61972°W / 33.14833; -96.61972
CountryUnited States United States
StateTexas Texas
CountyCollin
Government
 • City CouncilDarion Culbertson, mayor

Bill Nicol, seat one

Cynthia Brugge, seat two

Henry Lessner, seat three

Anthony Mattei, seat four

Paul Hendricks, seat five (mayor pro tem)

Roland Feldman, seat six [2]
 • City managerJulie Couch
Area
 • Total8.89 sq mi (23.02 km2)
 • Land8.87 sq mi (22.98 km2)
 • Water0.02 sq mi (0.04 km2)
Elevation
630 ft (192 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total7,248
 • Estimate 
(2019)[4]
9,141
 • Density1,030.44/sq mi (397.85/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
75069
Area code(s)214, 469, 945, 972
FIPS code48-25224[5]
GNIS feature ID1335618[6]
Websitewww.fairviewtexas.org

Fairview is a town in Collin County, Texas, United States. It is part of the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area. As of the 2017 census, the town population was 8,950.[7] The estimated population in 2018 was 9,092.[8] The town is adjacent to the 289-acre (1.17 km2) Heard Natural Science Museum and Wildlife Sanctuary.

History[edit]

A petition to request an incorporation election for Fairview was submitted to the county judge and commissioners' court on April 21, 1958, and following an election on May 7, 1958, and count of all 50 ballots, the town was incorporated, ordered by Collin County Judge W. E. Button.[9]

Geography[edit]

Fairview is located just southwest of the geographic center of Collin County at 33°08′54″N 96°37′11″W / 33.148326°N 96.619741°W / 33.148326; -96.619741.[10] It is bordered by McKinney, the county seat, to the north, by Allen to the west and south, and by Lucas to the southeast. Wilson Creek, a tributary of the East Fork Trinity River, forms part of the northeastern boundary.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Fairview has a total area of 8.7 square miles (22.5 km2), of which 0.02 square miles (0.04 km2), or 0.20%, is covered by water.[7]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970463
198089392.9%
19901,55474.0%
20002,64470.1%
20107,248174.1%
2019 (est.)9,141[4]26.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[11]
Fairview racial composition as of 2020[12]
(NH = Non-Hispanic)[a]
Race Number Percentage
White (NH) 7,581 73.1%
Black or African American (NH) 669 6.45%
Native American or Alaska Native (NH) 39 0.38%
Asian (NH) 821 7.92%
Pacific Islander (NH) 5 0.05%
Some Other Race (NH) 53 0.51%
Mixed/Multi-Racial (NH) 455 4.39%
Hispanic or Latino 748 7.21%
Total 10,372

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 10,372 people, 3,681 households, and 2,629 families residing in the town.

Government[edit]

Fairview, Texas Town Hall

The city has a mayor–council government.[15] The town council consists of a mayor and six council members.

Education[edit]

Fairview is served by two school schools districts, the Lovejoy Independent School District[16] and the McKinney Independent School District.[17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Town of Fairview Texas". Town of Fairview Texas. Retrieved October 19, 2012.
  2. ^ "Town Council". fairviewtexas.org. Retrieved 12 June 2018.
  3. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 7, 2020.
  4. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  5. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  7. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Fairview town, Texas". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 13, 2020. Retrieved August 3, 2015.
  8. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved September 1, 2019.
  9. ^ "Town of Fairview Texas". Town of Fairview Texas. Retrieved June 11, 2013.
  10. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  11. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  12. ^ "Explore Census Data". data.census.gov. Retrieved 2022-05-22.
  13. ^ https://www.census.gov/[not specific enough to verify]
  14. ^ "About the Hispanic Population and its Origin". www.census.gov. Retrieved 18 May 2022.
  15. ^ "Fairview, Texas". Texas State Historical Association. Retrieved October 19, 2012.
  16. ^ "Lovejoy Independent School District". Lovejoy Independent School District. Retrieved October 19, 2012.
  17. ^ "McKinney Independent School District". McKinney Independent School District. Archived from the original on October 17, 2012. Retrieved October 19, 2012.
  1. ^ Note: the US Census treats Hispanic/Latino as an ethnic category. This table excludes Latinos from the racial categories and assigns them to a separate category. Hispanics/Latinos can be of any race.[13][14]

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