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Location of Fairhaven, Ohio
Bunker Hill House in Fairhaven
Bunker Hill House on State Route 177

Fairhaven is an unincorporated community in eastern Israel Township, Preble County, Ohio, United States. It lies along State Route 177 at its intersection with Israel-Somers Road. Four Mile Creek, which feeds into Acton Lake in southern Preble County, runs on the western edge of Fairhaven. It is located 10½ miles (17 kilometers) southwest of Eaton, the county seat of Preble County. Fairhaven is known for its assortment of antique shops along Main Street. The community is part of the Dayton Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History

Fairhaven was laid out and platted in 1832. Fairhaven is a commendatory name for the scenic location of the original town site. A post office was established at Fairhaven in 1833, and remained in operation until 1932.

Coordinates: 39°38′20″N 84°46′18″W / 39.63889°N 84.77167°W / 39.63889; -84.77167

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