Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Fairbury
FAIRBURY a city of Nebraska, the county-seat of Jefferson co. It is on the Chicago, Rock Island, and Pacific, the Burlington, and the St. Joseph and Grand Island railroads, and on the Little Blue river. It has important manufactures and is the center of an important fruit-growing region. There are a library, postoffice, and other public buildings. Pop. (1910) 5,294; (1920) 5,454.