Fairfax, Marin County, California

Fairfax: Town in California, United States


Fairfax is a town located in the county of Marin in the U.S. state of California. Its population at the 2010 census was 7,441. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 7,561 inhabitants.

The town was created 91 years ago in 1931.

Quick Facts about Fairfax

Population : 7,561 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : California (United States)
County : Marin County
Postal code : 94930, 94978
Phone Area Codes : 415
Water as percent of area : 0%
Land as percent of area : 100%
Altitude : 115 feet / 35 meters
Establishment : March 03, 1931 (91 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Los_Angeles
Local time : 04:07:01 (29th November 2022)
Population growth : 1.59% (2010-2020)
Fairfax locator map
Location of Fairfax on California map.
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Fairfax is located at 37°59'14"N 122°35'20"W (37.9871500, -122.5888700).

Fairfax map


The population of Fairfax increased by 1.59% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 7,441 - census
2011 7,512 0.95% estimation process
2012 7,545 0.44% estimation process
2013 7,609 0.84% estimation process
2014 7,631 0.29% estimation process
2015 7,624 -0.09% estimation process
2016 7,602 -0.29% estimation process
2017 7,568 -0.45% estimation process
2018 7,560 -0.11% estimation process
2019 7,522 -0.51% estimation process
2020 7,561 0.52% estimation process

Fairfax zip code is 94930. County name: Marin, County fips: 06041

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People born in Fairfax (5)

People born in Fairfax, including Murder victim Polly Klaas, basketball player Heather Burge, professional wrestler Lonnie Mayne, .


  • Heidi Burge (American basketball player) she was born in 11/11/1971
  • Diane Robin (American actress) she was born in 23/07/1956

Schools in Fairfax

College & universities near Fairfax, CA

Code Name City ZIP
122603 San Francisco Theological Seminary San Anselmo (CA) 94960-0000

Stations (44)

Amtrak & bus stations near Fairfax, CA

Code Name Address Type
RIC Richmond station 1700 Nevin Avenue RAIL
SFW San Francisco (Wharf), California Beach St. & The Embarcadero BUS
SFF San Francisco (Financial), California 5 Embarcadero Center BUS
SFC San Francisco (Ferry), California 101 The Embarcadero BUS
SFV San Francisco (Civic Center), California 1150 Market Street BUS

Post offices near Fairfax

Post Office Name City ZIP
Fairfax Post Office Fairfax (CA) 94930

Other places with the same name (11)

Other cities in Marin County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Marin County , CA.

City Name Population Title
San Rafael 58,528 City and the county seat of Marin County, California, United States of America
Novato 53,351 City in northern Marin County in California
Mill Valley 14,323 City in Marin County, California, United States
San Anselmo 12,513 Town in California
Larkspur 12,236 City in California
Corte Madera 9,833 City in Marin County, California
Belvedere Tiburon 9,214 Town in Marin County, California
Sausalito 7,094 City in Marin County, California, United States
Kentfield 6,485 Census-designated place in Marin County, California
Santa Venetia 4,292 Census-designated place in Marin County, California
Ross 2,479 Town in California
Belvedere 2,121 Town in Marin County, California
Bolinas 1,620 Census-designated place in Marin County, California
Woodacre 1,348 Census-designated place in Marin County, California

Distance to Other Cities

Fairfax distances to largest California cities