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Fairview Alpha
populated place
Country United States
State Louisiana
Parish Natchitoches, Red River
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 541142

Fairview Alpha is a populated place in Natchitoches and Red River parishes in the U.S. state of Louisiana. At one time, it was known as Messick and Alpha.

History

According to the United States Geological Survey, Fairview Alpha was "originally named Messick for a family that owned a store here, however, when the Alpha School (Natchitoches Parish) and Fairview School (Red River Parish) were combined in 1912, the new name came into use".

Transportation

U.S. highways

US 71.svg U.S. 71
US 84.svg U.S. 84


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