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Welcome to Fairfield Bay ...

The city of Fairfield Bay is located in the Arkansas Ozarks.

Fairfield Bay is primarily located in Van Buren County<1>. A portion of Fairfield Bay extends into Cleburne County.

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Fairfield Bay had a population of 2,338 people.<2> (see below for details).

The community of Fairfield Bay is 940 feet [287 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Fairfield Bay lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Fairfield Bay: (501)

The ZIP code for Fairfield Bay: 72088<4>

Communities near Fairfield Bay ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Fairfield Bay.

  • Heber Springs [Cleburne County]
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    • Heber Springs [Cleburne County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Fairfield Bay
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,906 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heber Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Heber Springs<6>
  • Mountain View [Stone County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain View
    • Mountain View [Stone County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Fairfield Bay
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,902 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mountain View<6>
  • Clinton [Van Buren County]
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    • Clinton [Van Buren County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Fairfield Bay
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,506 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clinton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clinton<6>
  • Greers Ferry [Cleburne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greers Ferry
    • Greers Ferry [Cleburne County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southeast of Fairfield Bay
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 860 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greers Ferry
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greers Ferry<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Quitman [Cleburne County]
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      • Quitman [Cleburne County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Fairfield Bay
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 710 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quitman have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quitman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Quitman<6>
    • Damascus [Van Buren County]
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      • Damascus [Van Buren County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Fairfield Bay
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 384 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Damascus have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Damascus
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Damascus<6>
    • Higden [Cleburne County]
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      • Higden [Cleburne County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Fairfield Bay
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 122 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Higden have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Higden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Higden<6>
    • Shiloh [Cleburne County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shiloh
      • Shiloh [Cleburne County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Fairfield Bay
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shiloh have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Green Tree [Van Buren County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green Tree
      • Green Tree [Van Buren County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Fairfield Bay
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Tree
    • Miller [Cleburne County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Miller
      • Miller [Cleburne County] was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Fairfield Bay
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Miller have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Fairfield Bay. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Fairfield Bay.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Fairfield Bay. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Fairfield Bay.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Fairfield Bay. See our Newspapers Page for Fairfield Bay.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fairfield Bay ...

Looking for more information about Fairfield Bay? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Fairfield Bay, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Fairfield Bay.

Mentions & References for Fairfield Bay

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Fairfield Bay. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arkansas' counties, including Van Buren, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Fairfield Bay.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fairfield Bay - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Fairfield Bay). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Fairfield Bay or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Fairfield Bay) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Fairfield Bay. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fairfield BayOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fairfield Bay. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.6107, Longitude: -92.2643    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.




 

 

 

 

 


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