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Welcome to Fairfield ...

The city of Fairfield is located in Solano County and is the County Seat for Solano County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Fairfield has a population of 116,266 people<1> (see below for details).

Fairfield was incorporated December 12, 1903.

The community of Fairfield is near sea level<2>.

Time Zone: Fairfield lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Fairfield lies within the (707) area code.

The ZIP codes for Fairfield: 94533-94535<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fairfield had a population of 105,321 people (which is 25.48% of the total population of Solano County). This makes Fairfield the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Fairfield represents 0.28% of the population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 60th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 105,321 people, the population of Fairfield increased 9.51% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 96,178 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Fairfield had an population of 116,266 people. This is an increase of 10.39% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 20.89% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Fairfield.

Communities near Fairfield ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Fairfield and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
American Canyon   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Benicia   [Map]   28,343   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Concord   [Map]   129,783   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Dixon   [Map]   20,202   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Martinez   [Map]   38,373   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Napa   [Map]   79,774   W   14 miles [22.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Fairfield.

Communities Also Named Fairfield ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 91 communities that are also named Fairfield - they are located in Alabama (4), Arkansas (2), British Columbia (2), Connecticut, Delaware, Florida (3), Georgia (5), Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana (3), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Maine, Maryland (3), Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Jersey (2), New Mexico, New York (2), North Carolina (4), North Dakota, Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Ontario (3), Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (6), Prince Edward Island, South Carolina, Tennessee (6), Texas (2), Utah (2), Vermont, Virginia (4), Washington (2), West Virginia and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Fairfield.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Fairfield. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Fairfield. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Fairfield. Our list includes 12 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Fairfield:

Websites for Fairfield ...

Official Website:   www.ci.fairfield.ca.us/
Chamber of Commerce:   www.ffsc-chamber.com/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fairfield ...

Looking for more information about Fairfield? 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, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Fairfield.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Fairfield: www.ci.fairfield.ca.us/

The official website for Solano County: www.co.solano.ca.us/

The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Fairfield.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fairfield - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Fairfield or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Fairfield includes: 94533, 94534 & 94535.

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<4>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) 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. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fairfield

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fairfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.2583, Longitude: -122.0341     [Map].

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