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In 1857 E. Banks Hall and William H. Budd, Fairmont's first permanent settlers, built homes on the lakes that still bear their names. Later that year the town was laid out and named for the rolling hills surrounding these nearby lakes.
Fort Fairmont was established shortly after the start of the Dakota Conflict of 1862, which terrified pioneers throughout southern Minnesota. A plaque near the courthouse marks the site of the fort.
Recreational facilities operate on a chain of five lakes 9 miles from the Iowa border. Channels connect four of them, and all are stocked with game fish. Fairmont is at the eastern end of the scenic portion of I-90 that runs 101 miles to the South Dakota border, and is also a halfway stopping point for travelers en route between Chicago and the Black Hills.

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Fairmont Convention and Visitors Bureau 323 E. Blue Earth Ave. FAIRMONT, MN 56031. Phone:(507)235-8585 or (800)657-3280
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Hampton Inn Fairmont
100 Hampton Dr. Fairmont, MN 56031
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Quality Inn
2225 N State St. Fairmont, MN 56031
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Super 8
1200 Torgerson Dr. Fairmont, MN 56031
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Holiday Inn
1201 Torgerson Dr. Fairmont, MN 56031
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