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Welcome to Fairfield ...

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Fairfield has a population of 145 people<2> (see below for details).

Fairfield was established in 1855 and was incorporated in 2004.

The town of Fairfield was previously named Frogtown. Going back to its beginning, The community of Fairfield was originally named Frogtown. For more information about the names of Fairfield, see The Names of Fairfield on our Genealogy Page.

Fairfield is 4,870 feet [1,484 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation 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

Telephone area codes for Fairfield: (801) & (385)<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fairfield had an population of 145 people. This is an increase of 21.85% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.32% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fairfield had a population of 119 people. This makes Fairfield the county's 24th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 119 people, the population of Fairfield decreased 14.39% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 139 people).

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

Adding Fairfield to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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, we also found mention of Fairfield elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a .

We also found Fairfield mentioned in the book Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named Fairfield ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Utah communities named Fairfield: This one is located in Utah County and the other is located in Salt Lake County.

Beyond Utah, 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 Carolina (4), North Dakota, Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Ontario (3), Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (6), Prince Edward Island, South Carolina, Tennessee (6), Texas (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.

  • Lehi [Utah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lehi
    • Lehi [Utah County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Fairfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 69,724 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lehi have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lehi
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lehi<7>
  • Herriman [Salt Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Herriman
    • Herriman [Salt Lake County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Fairfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 51,348 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Herriman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Herriman<7>
  • Riverton [Salt Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Riverton
    • Riverton [Salt Lake County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Fairfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 44,440 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riverton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Riverton<7>
  • Eagle Mountain [Utah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eagle Mountain
    • Eagle Mountain [Utah County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northeast of Fairfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 38,391 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eagle Mountain have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eagle Mountain
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eagle Mountain<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pleasant Grove [Utah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Grove
      • Pleasant Grove [Utah County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Fairfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 38,258 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Grove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pleasant Grove<7>
    • Saratoga Springs [Utah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saratoga Springs
      • Saratoga Springs [Utah County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Fairfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 33,282 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saratoga Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saratoga Springs<7>
    • American Fork [Utah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for American Fork
      • American Fork [Utah County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Fairfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 33,161 people
      • Former names for American Fork:
      • Lake City
      • McArthursville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on American Fork
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for American Fork<7>
    • Highland [Utah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Highland
      • Highland [Utah County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Fairfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 19,175 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Highland have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Highland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Highland<7>
    • Bluffdale [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bluffdale
      • Bluffdale [Salt Lake County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Fairfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16,358 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bluffdale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bluffdale<7>
    • Vineyard [Utah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vineyard
      • Vineyard [Utah County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Fairfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,866 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vineyard have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vineyard

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 ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Utah

About Utah County

About Utah

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 Utah County: www.co.utah.ut.us/

The official website for State of Utah: https://www.utah.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Utah's counties, including Utah, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Fairfield.
<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 (385) is an overlay for area code (801).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' 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: 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: 40.2605, Longitude: -112.0911    
<6>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.
<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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