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Overview

Introduction to Fairview, Tennessee

Fairview, Tennessee, in Williamson county, is 22 miles SW of Nashville, Tennessee. The city is included in the Nashville metropolitan area. As of the year 2000 census, 5,800 people lived in Fairview.

Fairview History

Fairview was officially incorporated as a city in 1959, under the Uniform City Manager-Commission Charter. Williamson County was the site for a number of major battles during the Civil War, including the Battle of Brentwood and the Battle of Franklin. The county has more historical sites than in any county outside of Virginia.

Fairview and nearby Attractions

  • Edwin Warner Park
  • Maggie's Bark Park
  • Montgomery Bell State Park
  • Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art
  • Rare Prints Gallery
  • Carter House

Things To Do In Fairview

Fairview offers a wide variety of opportunities for recreation, including the Edwin Warner Park and the Blackhorse Park at Fieldstone Farms. The Rare Prints Gallery and the Carter House are popular local historical spots. One can also visit the Bellevue Cinema 12 while in Fairview.

Fairview Transportation

Nashville International Airport is nearby.

Fairview Higher Education

Tennessee State University, Nashville State Technical Institute, Columbia State Community College and Belmont University provide programs for higher studies.

People

Total Population 8,121
Male Share of the Population 45.2%
Female Share of the Population 54.8%
Senior Citizens 9.8%
Employed Population 16+ 4,039
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 60.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 27.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $70,969
% Above Poverty Level 93.4%
% Below Poverty Level 6.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 35 minutes
% Working from Home 6.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.7%
% Using Public Transportation 0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 21.3%
Median Gross Rent $850
Median House Value $172,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.2%
US/American 0%
English 16%
Irish 16.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Fairview Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 22 miles SW of Nashville, Tennessee
County Williamson
Metro Area Nashville
Standard Zip Codes 37062
Phone Area Codes 615
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.981
Longitude -87.121

Fairview Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station KINGSTON SPRINGS
Distance 8.2 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 46 F
Apr Temp 42 to 70 F
Jul Temp 65 to 89 F
Oct Temp 43 to 72 F
Annual Precip 52.2 inches
Station FRANKLIN SEWAGE PLANT
Distance 14.4 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 45 F
Apr Temp 43 to 69 F
Jul Temp 66 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 71 F
Annual Precip 54.3 inches
Station DICKSON
Distance 15.8 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 45 F
Apr Temp 45 to 70 F
Jul Temp 67 to 87 F
Oct Temp 47 to 71 F
Annual Precip 55.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Burns 1,536 $51,583
Dickson 14,951 $45,149
Franklin 68,549 $104,434
Kingston Springs 2,767 $69,755
Pegram 2,166 $63,787
White Bluff 3,299 $56,500

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Fairview High Schools

FAIRVIEW HIGH SCHOOL
2595 FAIRVIEW W BL
615-799-2614
Serves 645 students.

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