Place:Fairdale, DeKalb, Illinois, United States

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NameFairdale
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates42.1°N 88.917°W
Located inDeKalb, Illinois, United States
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Fairdale is a small unincorporated community located in Franklin Township, in the northwestern corner of DeKalb County, Illinois, USA. It is located on the Iowa, Chicago and Eastern Railroad and on Illinois Route 72, about 7 km east of Exit 111 from Interstate 39.

An 1875 Atlas of Illinois gives the name as Hicks Mills, while an 1892 one gives it as Fielding, on the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul RR.

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