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Welcome to Fairfield ...

The city of Fairfield is located in Clay County.

The location of Fairfield has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Fairfield has a population of 368 people<2> (see below for details).

Fairfield is 1,770 feet [539 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Fairfield: (402) and (531)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fairfield had a population of 387 people (which is 5.92% of the total population of Clay County). This makes Fairfield the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Fairfield represents 0.02% of the total population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 222nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 387 people, the population of Fairfield decreased 17.13% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 467 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Fairfield had an population of 368 people. This is a decrease of 4.91% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 21.2% 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.

Hastings   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the Northwest (NW) of Fairfield

Located in Adams County

Sutton   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Fairfield

Harvard   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of Fairfield

Blue Hill   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of Fairfield

Located in Webster County

Clay Center   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of Fairfield

Edgar   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Fairfield

Nelson   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of Fairfield

Located in Nuckolls County

Glenvil   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Fairfield

Lawrence   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Fairfield

Located in Nuckolls County

Davenport   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Fairfield

Located in Thayer County

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), 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, 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.

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 9 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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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 Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>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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<3>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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<4>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402).

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<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) 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 Fairfield

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fairfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.4323, Longitude: -98.1032     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fairfield have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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