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Statistics & Facts

The Georgia state capital is Atlanta.
The population of Fairburn is approximately 4,013 (1990), 12950 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,593 (1990), 4691 (2010).
The amount of land area in Fairburn is 11.561 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.097 sq kilometers.
The distance from Fairburn to Washington DC is 574 miles.
The distance to the Georgia state capital is 16 miles. (as the crow flies)
Fairburn is positioned 33.56 degrees north of the equator and 84.58 degrees west of the prime meridian.
The Fairburn median home price is $ 72,800.


in the general Atlanta area
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History & History Related Items

Here is a history page for the City of Fairburn.

Founded as Cartersville in 1833, the name of the town was changed just one year later to Berryville. It is believed the town was named for a township in the County of York in England.
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The founding of Fairburn



Soldiers Monument
In 1921, a soldiers monument was built in the middle of West Broad Street honoring those who died in World War I. It was moved to the Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery in 1949.

Confederate Marker
A granite boulder was placed in the Depot Park in 1937 by the Daughters of the Confederacy to commemorate the site of the unfurling of the first Confederate Flag in Fairburn in 1861. The marker and a flute column from Broad Street were later moved to the Civic Cemetery.
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Fairburn City Government

City of Fairburn
Telephone 770-964-2244
FAX 770-969-3484
56 Malone St.
Fairburn GA 30213
Email Fairburn


The population of Fairburn was:
1870 -305
1884 - 700
1920 - 1,600
1990 - 4,013

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