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Fairplains, North Carolina
Location of Fairplains, North Carolina
|• Total||4.3 sq mi (11.0 km2)|
|• Land||4.3 sq mi (11.0 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||1,325 ft (404 m)|
|• Density||482.1/sq mi (186.1/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1020196|
Fairplains is a census-designated place (CDP) in Wilkes County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 2,051 at the 2000 census. The community was named "fairplains" because it was located at the geographic point where the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains begin to level off to the gently rolling Piedmont region of central North Carolina.
Fairplains is located at(36.191067, -81.153929).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 4.2 square miles (11 km2), all of it land.
|Black or African American (non-Hispanic)||215||10.6%|
|Hispanic or Latino||334||16.46%|
As of the 2020 United States census, there were 2,029 people, 974 households, and 511 families residing in the CDP.
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