Fairlie, TX


By: Brian Hart

Type: General Entry

Published: 1952

Updated: January 1, 1995


Fairlie is on State Highway 11 twelve miles northeast of Greenville in northeastern Hunt County. It received a post office in 1892 and was named for Fairlee Webster, apparently a resident. It grew to a population of 248 by 1904. In 1933 it had eight businesses, in 1952 six, and in 1964 four. The post office remained in operation until the late 1980s. From 1964 to 2000 Fairlie reported a population of eighty.

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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.

Brian Hart, “Fairlie, TX,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed May 24, 2022, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/fairlie-tx.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

1952
January 1, 1995

Place
Fairlie
Currently Exists
Yes
Place Type
Town
USGS ID
1357168
Town Fields
  • Has post office: No
  • Is Incorporated: No
Belongs to
  • Hunt County
Associated Names

Hinckley

Coordinates
  • Latitude: 33.31344410°
  • Longitude: -95.95830120°
Population Counts
People Year
80 2009