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Welcome to Fairfield ...

Fairfield is located in Johnston County<1>.

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

Fairfield is 130 feet [40 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Fairfield lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Fairfield: (919) & (984)<4>

Communities Also Named Fairfield ...

While we believe that this Fairfield is located in Johnston County, we know of another 3 North Carolina communities named Fairfield. Those communities are located in the following counties: Guilford, Hyde and Union County.

Beyond North Carolina, 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, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Jersey (2), New Mexico, New York (2), 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.

  • Clayton [Johnston County]
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    • Clayton [Johnston County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Fairfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,458 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clayton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clayton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clayton<6>
  • Wendell [Wake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wendell
    • Wendell [Wake County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Fairfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,387 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wendell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wendell<6>
  • Archer Lodge [Johnston County]
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    • Archer Lodge [Johnston County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Fairfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,322 people
    • Archer Lodge has also been known as:
    • Archer
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Archer Lodge
  • Benson [Johnston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Benson
    • Benson [Johnston County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Fairfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,024 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Benson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Benson<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wilson's Mills [Johnston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilson's Mills
      • Wilson's Mills [Johnston County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Fairfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,847 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilson's Mills
    • Four Oaks [Johnston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Four Oaks
      • Four Oaks [Johnston County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Fairfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,387 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Four Oaks have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Four Oaks
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Four Oaks<6>
    • Pine Level [Johnston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Level
      • Pine Level [Johnston County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the east of Fairfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,080 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Level
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pine Level<6>
    • Kenly [Johnston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kenly
      • Kenly [Johnston County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Fairfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,624 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kenly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kenly
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kenly<6>
    • Princeton [Johnston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Princeton
      • Princeton [Johnston County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Fairfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,425 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Princeton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Princeton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Princeton<6>
    • Fremont [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fremont
      • Fremont [Wayne County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Fairfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,264 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fremont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fremont<6>

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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Fairfield, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Fairfield.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for North Carolina

About Johnston County

About North Carolina

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 Johnston County: www.co.johnston.nc.us/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Johnston, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fairfield - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (984) is an overlay for area code (919).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 (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: 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: 35.5193, Longitude: -78.3164       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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