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Fairbury City Park

Tourists, outdoorsmen and nature lovers have plenty of opportunities to take full advantage of the great outdoors while in Fairbury.


Fairbury has acres and acres and acres of parks.


The City Park, located on the southwest edge of town, is over 42 acres and features many picnic areas, pathways and the Frontier Fun Park.Fairbury City Park-bldng


The Fun Park is over 7,000 square feet of play area for children.


City Park also houses the Fairbury Municipal Pool, the Community Building, a Girl Scout cabin and the local football field and baseball complexes.


Once the original county fairgrounds, the City Park still features the winding paths and roadways utilized previously for racing.Fairbury City Park-fountain


A large, ornate fountain in the center of the park and turn-of-the-century lighting keeps a link to the park's past.


A privately owned golf driving range is located behind the Community Building.


Recent additions to the City Park include a new water slide at the pool and canopies to shade swimmers. New trash receptacles have been added to the park to make picnicking more convenient, according to Fairbury Public Works director Ed Coatman.


The annual Fourth of July swap meet and fireworks display is held in the City Park and is also utilized regularly for baseball and softball games and tournaments.



Come visit us in Fairbury, Nebraska

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Smith Lime Kiln

A long-abandoned lime kiln, looking very much like a large stone chimney stands along the River Road northwest of Fairbury. For a period of at least 20 years, it was the sight of a lime-burning operation where limestone was heated, or "calcined"

Fairbury, NE National Register

I.0.0.F. Temple Building

What is today known as the Ackerman Building was originally called the I.0.0.F. Temple Building. It was the first building downtown to be placed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The building housed the International Order of Odd Fellows Lodge 54 and was built in 1894-1

Fairbury, NE National Register

Historic Homes Tour

1112 C Street: American Foursquare home built in 1902 by B.G. Dawson.

1016 D Street: Gothic-Georgian Revival 1910 Showhouse built by architect W.F. Gernandt.

822 E Street: Italiante home built in the 1870s.

1007 E Street:

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