It is located mostly on the southern shore of the Blue Fork, but does span the river. It is southeast of Oldstones and Seagard, and northeast of Lord Harroway's Town. It is five days ride from the Whispering Wood.
The Storm King Arrec Durrandon was defeated in a Battle at Fairmarket by King Harwyn Hoare, which secured that the Riverlands went from the possession of the Durrandon kings to the Hoare Kings of the Iron Islands. Harwyn's son, Halleck Hoare, established his seat at a modest tower house at Fairmarket.
A Storm of Swords Edit
King Robb Stark hopes to cross the Blue Fork at Fairmarket, and sends scouts ahead. They find the bridge has been washed away after heavy rainfall and flooding.
A Feast for Crows Edit
Lord Lucias Vypren tracks a band of outlaws, who may have been involved in the hanging of Merrett Frey to Fairmarket, but he loses them there. Ser Ryman Frey and his party are then attacked and killed two leagues south of Fairmarket.