Fairlee, Maryland

Fairlee is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Kent County, Maryland, United States.[3] Its population was 490 as of the 2010 census.[2]

Fairlee, Maryland
Fairlee is located in Maryland
Fairlee
Fairlee
Fairlee is located in the United States
Fairlee
Fairlee
Coordinates: 39°13′21″N 76°10′19″W / 39.22250°N 76.17194°W / 39.22250; -76.17194Coordinates: 39°13′21″N 76°10′19″W / 39.22250°N 76.17194°W / 39.22250; -76.17194
Country United States
State Maryland
County Kent
Area
 • Total3.913 sq mi (10.13 km2)
 • Land3.796 sq mi (9.83 km2)
 • Water0.117 sq mi (0.30 km2)
Elevation
79 ft (24 m)
Population
 • Total490
 • Density130/sq mi (48/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)410 & 443
GNIS feature ID588770[3]

The Battle of Caulk's Field during the War of 1812 took place near Fairlee on August 31, 1814; it ended in victory for the local militia, and the British commander was killed during the fighting.

The Fairlee Manor Camp House and St. Paul's Church are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ a b "Fairlee". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  4. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.