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Fairhope is a city in Baldwin County, Alabama, United States, on a sloping plateau, along the cliffs and shoreline of Mobile Bay. The 2010 census lists the population of the city as 15,326. Fairhope is a principal city of the Daphne-Fairhope-Foley micropolitan area, which includes all of Baldwin County. In 2007, Fairhope was named the second best small town in the south by Southern Living magazine.GeographyFairhope is located in southwestern Baldwin County at 30°31'35.018" North, 87°53'44.473" West (30.526394, -87.895687), on the shore of Mobile Bay. It is located 6mi south of Daphne and south of Spanish Fort. U.S. Route 98 (Greeno Road) runs north-south through the city.According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 31.1sqkm, of which 0.05sqkm, or 0.16%, is water. Its elevation ranges from sea level at the bay to 122ft in the city center.HistoryFairhope was founded in November 1894 on the site of former Alabama City as a radical Georgist "Single-Tax" colony by the Fairhope Industrial Association, a group of 28 followers of economist Henry George who had incorporated earlier that year in Des Moines, Iowa. Their corporate constitution explained their purpose in founding a new colony:
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