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Fairplay is the statutory town that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Park County, Colorado, United States. Fairplay is located in South Park at an elevation of 9,953 feet (3,034 m). The town is the fifth-highest incorporated place in the State of Colorado. The population was 679 at the U.S. Census 2010.


Established in 1859 as a gold mining settlement, the place got the unique name from the gold prospectors who were adamant on giving a fair chance to every man (back then) to stake a claim. Today most of its reminiscence can be seen in its old industry ruins. It is undoubtedly one of the best places in the country to get acquainted with its culture and history. A tour to the South Park City Museum can assist tourists greatly on that. Recently the town has become more popular, thanks to its appearance in an animated television series.There are various around are the area that can be visited along with parks and museums. Travellers coming here must definitely check out the outdoors as they offer opportunities for trekking, hiking and biking. Moving a little around will also lead you to the shops and restaurants where you can eat, shop and enjoy!

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Facts and Stats for Fairplay*

  • Living in Fairplay - Quality of Life

    • Climate Index 2.93 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Fairplay

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Fairplay

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 30.83 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 77.83 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 44.69 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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