Fairview Alpha, Louisiana
|Coordinates: Coordinates: |
|Parish||Natchitoches, Red River|
|• Total||5,000 and over|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||541142|
According to the USGS, Fairview Alpha was "originally named Messick for a family that owned a store here, however, when the Alpha School (Natchitoches Parish) and Fairview School (Red River Parish) were combined in 1912, the new name came into use".