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Welcome to Fairfield ...

The city of Fairfield is located in Camas County<1> and is the County Seat for Camas County.

The location of Fairfield has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Fairfield has a population of 391 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Fairfield.

Fairfield is 5,060 feet [1,542 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Fairfield is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Fairfield lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Fairfield lies within the (208) area code.

The ZIP code for Fairfield: 83327<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fairfield had an population of 391 people. This is a decrease of 6.01% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.01% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fairfield had a population of 416 people (which is 37.24% of the total population of Camas County). This makes Fairfield the county's most populous community.

The population of Fairfield represents 0.03% of the population of Idaho (which has 1,567,582 people), making it the state's 137th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 416 people, the population of Fairfield increased 5.32% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 395 people).

More information can be found on the Census 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), California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida (3), Georgia (5), 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.

Communities near Fairfield ...

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

  • Hill City [Camas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hill City
    • Hill City [Camas County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Fairfield
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hill City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hill City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hill City<7>
  • Magic City [Blaine County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Magic City
    • Magic City [Blaine County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<6> to the east of Fairfield
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Magic City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Magic City
  • Broadford [Blaine County]
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    • Broadford [Blaine County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<6> to the east of Fairfield
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Broadford
  • Hailey [Blaine County]
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    • Hailey [Blaine County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Fairfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,887 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hailey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hailey
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hailey<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Paradise Hot Springs [Elmore County]
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      • Paradise Hot Springs [Elmore County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Fairfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paradise Hot Springs
    • Pine [Elmore County]
    • Bellevue [Blaine County]
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      • Bellevue [Blaine County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<6> to the east of Fairfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,501 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bellevue have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bellevue
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bellevue<7>
    • Gooding [Gooding County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gooding
      • Gooding [Gooding County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<6> to the south of Fairfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,543 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gooding
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gooding<7>
    • Bliss [Gooding County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bliss
      • Bliss [Gooding County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<6> to the south of Fairfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 312 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bliss have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bliss
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bliss<7>
    • Gannett [Blaine County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gannett
      • Gannett [Blaine County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<6> to the east of Fairfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gannett

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. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Fairfield.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Fairfield.

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

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.

Adding Fairfield to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Fairfield in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Fairfield was

We also found Fairfield on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Idaho (1925).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Fairfield on our Genealogy Page.

Mentions & References for Fairfield

Cities, Towns and Villages of Idaho

About Camas County

About Idaho

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

The official website for State of Idaho: www.state.id.us/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Idaho's counties, including Camas, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Fairfield.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fairfield - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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).
<6>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, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from FairfieldOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fairfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.3465, Longitude: -114.7932       In this case, the coordinates for Fairfield have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.

 

 

 

 

 


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