Fairbanks, Indiana
Fairbanks is an unincorporated town in Fairbanks Township
Fairbanks Township, Sullivan County, Indiana
Fairbanks Township is one of nine townships in Sullivan County, Indiana, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 728.-Geography:According to the United States Census Bureau, Fairbanks Township covers an area of ; of this, is land and is water.-Unincorporated towns:* Fairbanks at *...

, Sullivan County
Sullivan County, Indiana
Sullivan County is a county located in the U.S. state of Indiana, and determined by the U.S. Census Bureau to include the mean center of U.S. population in 1940. As of 2010, the population was 21,475. The county seat is Sullivan. Sullivan County is included in the Terre Haute, Indiana,...

, Indiana
Indiana is a US state, admitted to the United States as the 19th on December 11, 1816. It is located in the Midwestern United States and Great Lakes Region. With 6,483,802 residents, the state is ranked 15th in population and 16th in population density. Indiana is ranked 38th in land area and is...

, USA. It is part of the Terre Haute
Terre Haute, Indiana
Terre Haute is a city and the county seat of Vigo County, Indiana, United States, near the state's western border with Illinois. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 60,785 and its metropolitan area had a population of 170,943. The city is the county seat of Vigo County and...

 Metropolitan Statistical Area.


Fairbanks is located at 39°13′10"N 87°31′20"W. It is shown on the Fairbanks United States Geological Survey 7½° quadrangle.


A community center has been formed from a public school that closed in 1990. Sporting events hosted there include dodgeball, basketball, and softball.

Public schooling for area residents is provided by the Sullivan County School District. There is an elementary school in Farmerburg, IN; secondary education is provided in nearby schools.

Community fire protection is provided by a volunteer fire department. The Fairbanks Post Office is located on the town's Main Street.

The area of Fairbanks is known for its hiking and fishing.
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