Fairview is a city located in Williamson County, Tennessee, United States. It is part of the Nashville metropolitan area. The population was 5,800 at the 2000 census. There is also an unincorporated community of the same name in Scott County.
The City of Fairview, Tennessee was incorporated on July 28, 1959 under the Uniform City Manager-Commission Charter as set out in Tennessee Code Annotated. Fairview was originally known as "Jingo."
Fairview is home to Bowie Park which is one of the largest city managed parks in the State of Tennessee. Bowie Commons recently opened with a Publix SuperMarket. Bowie Commons will also have several retail establishments opening in the coming year. A Great Clips, Snappy's Pizza, and a Nail Salon will be a few of the stores opening.