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FAIRVIEW, TX (FRANKLIN COUNTY)

FAIRVIEW, TEXAS (Franklin County). Fairview is on Farm Road 71 in northwestern Franklin County. According to a count taken in 1972, a cemetery at the site comprises some 300 graves; the earliest marked one dates from 1881. By 1896 the settlement had a one-room, one-teacher school that served thirty-eight students. During the 1930s the community had a few widely scattered houses and a school, church, and store. By 1985 a church, a cemetery, and a few widely scattered houses remained at the site.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: 
Billy Hicks and Doris Meek, comps., Historical Records of Franklin County, Texas (Mount Vernon, Texas: Franklin County Historical Survey Committee, 1972).
Cecil Harper, Jr.

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Handbook of Texas Online, Cecil Harper, Jr., "Fairview, TX (Franklin County)," accessed September 27, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hvf77.

Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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