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Fairview, Texas
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"Keeping It Country"
Location of Fairview in Collin County, Texas
Location of Fairview in Collin County, Texas
Country United States United States
State Texas Texas
County Collin
 • Total 8.89 sq mi (23.02 km2)
 • Land 8.87 sq mi (22.98 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.04 km2)
630 ft (192 m)
 • Total 7,248
 • Estimate 
 • Density 1,030.44/sq mi (397.85/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 214, 469, 945, 972
FIPS code 48-25224
GNIS feature ID 1335618

Fairview is a town in Collin County, Texas, United States. It is part of the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area. As of the 2017 census, the town population was 8,950. The estimated population in 2018 was 9,092. The town is adjacent to the 289-acre (1.17 km2) Heard Natural Science Museum and Wildlife Sanctuary.


A petition to request an incorporation election for Fairview was submitted to the county judge and commissioners' court on April 21, 1958, and following an election on May 7, 1958, and count of all 50 ballots, the town was incorporated, ordered by Collin County Judge W. E. Button.


Fairview is located just southwest of the geographic center of Collin County at 33°08′54″N 96°37′11″W / 33.148326°N 96.619741°W / 33.148326; -96.619741. It is bordered by McKinney, the county seat, to the north, by Allen to the west and south, and by Lucas to the southeast. Wilson Creek, a tributary of the East Fork Trinity River, forms part of the northeastern boundary.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Fairview has a total area of 8.7 square miles (22.5 km2), of which 0.02 square miles (0.04 km2), or 0.20%, is water.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 463
1980 893 92.9%
1990 1,554 74.0%
2000 2,644 70.1%
2010 7,248 174.1%
2019 (est.) 9,141 26.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2010, 7,248 people, 2,841 households, and 2,266 families resided in the town. The population density was 823.6 people per square mile (317.9/km2). The 3,140 housing units averaged 356.8/sq. mi (137.7/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 88.25% White, 3.56% African American, 0.62% Native American, 4.26% Asian, 1.63% from other races, and 1.68% from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 6.21% of the population.

Of the 2,841 households, 27.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.9% were married couples living together, 3.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.2% were not families. About 18.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 2.89.

In the town, the population was distributed as 22.2% under the age of 18, 4.3% from 18 to 24, 5.3% from 25 to 34, 19.3% from 35 to 49, 24.5% from 50 to 64, and 24.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 49 years. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.5 males.


Fairview is served by two school schools districts, the Lovejoy Independent School District and the McKinney Independent School District.

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