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Welcome to Fairfield ...

The town of Fairfield is located in Teton County<1>.

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 722 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Fairfield is 3,980 feet [1,213 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Fairfield is ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

Fairfield is within the (406) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fairfield had an population of 722 people. This is an increase of 1.98% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.56% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fairfield had a population of 708 people (which is 11.66% of the total population of Teton County). This makes Fairfield the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Fairfield represents 0.07% of the population of Montana (which has 989,415 people), making it the state's 70th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 708 people, the population of Fairfield increased 7.44% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 659 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), Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana (3), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Maine, Maryland (3), Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, 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.

  • Choteau [Teton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Choteau
    • Choteau [Teton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Fairfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,744 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Choteau
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Choteau<6>
  • Greenfield [Teton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenfield
    • Greenfield [Teton County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of Fairfield
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenfield
  • Simms [Cascade County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Simms
    • Simms [Cascade County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Fairfield
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Simms have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Simms
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Simms<6>
  • Fort Shaw [Cascade County]
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    • Sun River [Cascade County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sun River
      • Sun River [Cascade County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Fairfield
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sun River have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sun River
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sun River<6>
    • Power [Teton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Power
      • Power [Teton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Fairfield
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Power have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Power
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Power<6>
    • Gilman [Lewis and Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gilman
      • Gilman [Lewis and Clark County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Fairfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gilman
    • Dutton [Teton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dutton
      • Dutton [Teton County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the northeast of Fairfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 325 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dutton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dutton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dutton<6>
    • Vaughn [Cascade County]
    • Augusta [Lewis and Clark County]

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 on a map titled Map of Idaho, Montana and Wyoming (from Rand McNally, 1925).

We also found Fairfield on a map titled Shell Oil Map of Montana (1951).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Montana

About Teton County

About Montana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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 Montana: https://mt.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Montana's counties, including Teton, 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>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Fairfield) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), 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 for your convenience: 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: 47.6155, Longitude: -111.9814       In this case, the coordinates for Fairfield have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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