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Welcome to Fairfield ...

The city of Fairfield is primarily located in Hamilton County<1>. A portion of Fairfield extends into Butler County.

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

The pronunciation of Fairfield: FAIR-feeld<3>

While we don't have a date for the founding of Fairfield, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Fairfield has a population of 42,620 people<4> (see below for details).

Fairfield is 660 feet [201 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

The telephone area code for Fairfield: (513)

Websites for Fairfield ...

Official Website:

Chamber of Commerce:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fairfield had an population of 42,620 people. This is an increase of 0.26% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.24% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fairfield had a population of 42,510 people (or 5.3% of the total population of Hamilton County). This makes Fairfield the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Fairfield represents 0.37% of the population of Ohio (which has 11,536,504 people), making it the state's 25th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 42,510 people, the population of Fairfield has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 42,097 people).

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

Communities Also Named Fairfield ...

While we believe that this Fairfield is located in Hamilton County, we know of another 3 Ohio communities named Fairfield. Those communities are located in the following counties: Butler, Greene and Jefferson County.

Beyond Ohio, there are 92 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 Carolina (4), North Dakota, 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.

  • Cincinnati
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
  • Middletown
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
  • Covington
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
  • Mason
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
  • Oxford
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
  • Lebanon
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
  • Norwood
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)
  • Fort Thomas
    (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
  • Newport
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the south)
  • Monroe
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast)

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.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Fairfield was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Fairfield.

The official website for Fairfield:

The official website for Hamilton County:

The official website for State of Ohio:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Ohio's counties, including Hamilton, 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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Fairfield. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Fairfield.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fairfield - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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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