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Fairburn, North Yorkshire

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Fairburn, North Yorkshire

Fairburn is a small village and civil parish in the Selby district of North Yorkshire, England. Situated approximately 10 miles (16 km) to the east of Leeds, lying close to the A1(M) motorway and 4 miles (6 km) from the M62 motorway.
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE4727
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Police AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Ambulance AuthorityYorkshire
Dialling code01977

Other names by which Fairburn, North Yorkshire has been known in the past

Fairnburn ~ Fareburne

Fairburn, North Yorkshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Fairburn, township and vil., Ledsham par., E. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, on river Aire, 4½ miles NE. of Pontefract, 1428 ac., pop. 509; P.O., called Fairnburn.

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