Fairview, Michigan

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Fairview, Michigan
unincorporated community
Fairview, Michigan is located in Michigan
Fairview, Michigan
Fairview, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 44°43′30″N 84°03′04″W / 44.72500°N 84.05111°W / 44.72500; -84.05111
CountryUnited States
StateMichigan
CountyOscoda
TownshipComins
Area
 • Total3.4 sq mi (8.9 km2)
 • Land3.1 sq mi (7.9 km2)
 • Water0.4 sq mi (1.0 km2)
Elevation[1]784 ft (239 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total1,187
 • Density387.4/sq mi (149.6/km2)
Time zoneEastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code48621
FIPS code26-27240[2]
GNIS feature ID1619884[1]
 
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Fairview, Michigan
unincorporated community
Fairview, Michigan is located in Michigan
Fairview, Michigan
Fairview, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 44°43′30″N 84°03′04″W / 44.72500°N 84.05111°W / 44.72500; -84.05111
CountryUnited States
StateMichigan
CountyOscoda
TownshipComins
Area
 • Total3.4 sq mi (8.9 km2)
 • Land3.1 sq mi (7.9 km2)
 • Water0.4 sq mi (1.0 km2)
Elevation[1]784 ft (239 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total1,187
 • Density387.4/sq mi (149.6/km2)
Time zoneEastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code48621
FIPS code26-27240[2]
GNIS feature ID1619884[1]

Fairview is an unincorporated community in Comins Township, Oscoda County in the northeastern Lower Peninsula of the U.S. state of Michigan. It is at the intersection of routes M-33 and M-72 at 44°43′30″N 84°03′04″W / 44.72500°N 84.05111°W / 44.72500; -84.05111Coordinates: 44°43′30″N 84°03′04″W / 44.72500°N 84.05111°W / 44.72500; -84.05111.[1] It is considered the wild turkey capital of Michigan[3]

The Fairview post office, with ZIP code 48621, serves most of Comins Township, as well as small portions of Clinton Township to the north and Mentor Township to the south.[4]

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The community is centered in the Huron National Forest along the Au Sable River. Wildlife are nearby, including bear, deer, eagles, Kirtland's Warblers, and turkeys. Local attractions and activities include:

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Howard and Joann Schrader Dunn, Jon, and Garrett, Kimball. Warblers. New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1997. Print. USDA, Forest Service Huron-Manistee National Forests. Biological Opinion Monitoring2006.

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