Fairlea is a census-designated place (CDP) in Greenbrier County, West Virginia, United States. The population was 1,747 at the 2010 census. Fairlea is the location of the annual West Virginia State Fair, held in August.
Fairlea is located at 37°46′48″N 80°27′31″W / 37.779967°N 80.458538°W / 37.779967; -80.458538 (37.779967, -80.458538).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.7 square miles (9.6 km2), all of it land.