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Welcome to Fairchild ...

The village of Fairchild is located in Eau Claire County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Fairchild has a population of 589 people<2> (see below for details).

Fairchild is 1,040 feet [317 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Fairchild: (715) & (534)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fairchild had a population of 550 people. This makes Fairchild the county's 15th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 550 people, the population of Fairchild decreased 2.48% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 564 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Fairchild had an population of 589 people. This is an increase of 7.09% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.43% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Fairchild ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Adams   [Map]   1,377   S   18 miles [29 km]
Alma   [Map]   1,083   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Augusta   [Map]   1,514   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Bridge Creek   [Map]   2,028   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Fall Creek   [Map]   1,309   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Lincoln   [Map]   1,173   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Fairchild.

Communities Also Named Fairchild ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Fairchild - they are located in Arkansas, California, Georgia (2), Michigan and Washington.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Fairchild.

See 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 Fairchild. 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 Fairchild. 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 Fairchild.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Fairchild:

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Wisconsin

About Eau Claire County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Fairchild. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Eau Claire County: www.co.eau-claire.wi.us/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.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 Fairchild.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fairchild - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715).

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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 drawn from Point A (ie- Fairchild) 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 Fairchild. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fairchild

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fairchild. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.6055, Longitude: -90.9565     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fairchild have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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