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Welcome to Fairfield ...

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Fairfield has a population of 625 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Fairfield is 2,570 feet [783 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Fairfield is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Fairfield lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Fairfield: (509)

The ZIP code for Fairfield: 99012<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fairfield had an population of 625 people. This is an increase of 2.12% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 26.52% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fairfield had a population of 612 people. This makes Fairfield the county's 9th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 612 people, the population of Fairfield increased 23.89% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 494 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 two Washington communities named Fairfield: This one is located in Spokane County and the other is located in Walla Walla County.

Beyond Washington, 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), Utah (2), Vermont, Virginia (4), 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.

  • Spokane Valley [Spokane County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spokane Valley
    • Spokane Valley [Spokane County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Fairfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 102,893 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spokane Valley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spokane Valley<6>
  • Tekoa [Whitman County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tekoa
    • Tekoa [Whitman County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Fairfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 773 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tekoa
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tekoa<6>
  • Rosalia [Whitman County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosalia
    • Rosalia [Whitman County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Fairfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 545 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rosalia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rosalia<6>
  • Rockford [Spokane County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockford
    • Rockford [Spokane County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Fairfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 493 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockford<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Oakesdale [Whitman County]
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      • Oakesdale [Whitman County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Fairfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 425 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakesdale
    • Spangle [Spokane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spangle
      • Spangle [Spokane County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Fairfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 325 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spangle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spangle<6>
    • Worley [Kootenai County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Worley
      • Worley [Kootenai County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Fairfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 265 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Worley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Worley<6>
    • Harrison [Kootenai County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrison
      • Harrison [Kootenai County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Fairfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 215 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrison have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrison
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrison<6>
    • Malden [Whitman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Malden
      • Malden [Whitman County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Fairfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 199 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Malden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Malden<6>
    • Latah [Spokane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Latah
      • Latah [Spokane County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Fairfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 187 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Latah
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Latah<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. Our list includes 4 papers. 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 in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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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 Spokane County: www.spokanecounty.org/

The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Spokane, 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>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Fairfield). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Fairfield or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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 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: 47.3868, Longitude: -117.1743    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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