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FAIRVIEW, TEXAS (Tom Green County). Fairview was on Lipan Flat west of U.S. Highway 87 four miles southeast of San Angelo in central Tom Greene County. In 1931 the local school had four teachers, and in 1933 it had fifty-nine students; a church and scattered dwellings were in the community. In the 1980s Fairview no longer appeared on state highway maps.


Clarence George Parsons, Proposed Plan for the Reorganization of the Schools in Tom Green County, Texas (M.A. thesis, University of Texas, 1939).

Diana J. Kleiner


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

Diana J. Kleiner, "FAIRVIEW, TX (TOM GREEN COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed October 13, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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