Fairfield: Town in Connecticut, United States of America
Fairfield is a town located in the county of Solano in the U.S. state of California. Its population at the 2010 census was 105,321 and a population density of 3,356 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 117,580 inhabitants.
The town was created 384 years ago in 1638.
Fairfield is a city located in Solano County, California, midway between San Francisco and Sacramento. It was founded in 1859 and incorporated in 1903. With a population of around 115,000, it is one of the largest cities in Solano County.
History and Economy of Fairfield
Fairfield was founded as an agricultural community surrounded by farms and ranches. While agriculture played a major role early on, the economy diversified over the years. Today, top employers include the Air Force, Anheuser-Busch, Jelly Belly Candy Company, and Travis Air Force Base.
The city has grown significantly as the Bay Area expanded. It remains a popular residential community for commuters to San Francisco and Oakland. The presence of Travis Air Force Base also helped spur development in the city.
Attractions and Things to Do
Some of the top attractions and activities in Fairfield include:
- The Jelly Belly Factory - Popular tours of the jelly bean factory and sweet shop
- Rockville Hills Regional Park - Scenic park with a lake, trails, and golf course
- Solano County Fairgrounds - Home to the annual county fair and year-round events
- Downtown Fairfield - Shopping, dining, and cultural events
- Travis Air Museum - Aviation history museum located on the Air Force base
Fairfield offers a small town feel while still being close to major metro areas. It provides a range of outdoor recreation, dining, entertainment and family activities for residents and visitors.
Quick Facts about Fairfield
|Population :||117,580 (2020)|
|Country :||United States of America|
|State :||California (United States)|
|County :||Solano County|
|Phone Area Codes :||203|
|Area :||31.38 km2|
|Altitude :||59 feet / 18, 10 meters|
|Establishment :||January 01, 1639 (384 years ago)|
|Time Zone :||Eastern Time Zone|
|Local time :||01:35:20 (1st October 2023)|
|Postal code :||94533|
|Density :||3,747 Pop. per km² as of 2020|
|Population growth :||10.43% (2010-2020)|
Fairfield is located at 38°14'58"N 122°2'24"W (38.2493600, -122.0399700).
- Official Website
Official website of Fairfield
The population of Fairfield increased by 10.43% in 10 years.
Where to Stay in Fairfield
1 Motel 6 Fairfield, CA - Napa Valley
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Other Places in Fairfield
1 Solano County Department of Agriculture
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People born in Fairfield (47)
- Justin Long (American actor) he was born in 02/06/1978
- Aaron Burr, Sr. (Father of Aaron Burr and President of Princeton University (1716-1757)) he was born in 04/01/1716
- Henry Fairfield Osborn (American geologist, paleontologist, and eugenist) he was born in 08/08/1857
- J. J. Henry (professional golfer) he was born in 02/04/1975
- David LaChapelle (American commercial photographer, fine-art photographer, music video director, and film director) he was born in 11/03/1963
- Franco Ventriglia (American opera singer) he was born in 20/10/1922
- John Sloss Hobart (American statesman (1738-1805)) he was born in 06/05/1738
- Samuel Jones (American athlete) he was born in 16/01/1880
- Lauren Frost (American actress, born 1945) she was born in 07/02/1945
- Gold Selleck Silliman (American general) he was born in 07/05/1732
- Lewis B. Sturges (American politician (1763-1844)) he was born in 15/03/1763
- Jonathan Sturges (American politician (1740-1819)) he was born in 23/08/1740
- David Pittu (American actor) he was born in 04/04/1967
- Elizabeth Pelton (American swimmer) she was born in 26/11/1993
- William De Acutis (American actor (1957-1991)) he was born in 17/09/1957
- Isaac Jennings (American physician) he was born in 01/01/1788
- Alisha Ceraso (American professional wrestler)
- Bob Lefsetz (American blogger and music critic) he was born in 22/04/1953
Schools in Fairfield
College & universities near Fairfield, CA
|454546||Milan Institute of Cosmetology-Fairfield||Fairfield (CA)||94533|
|123563||Solano Community College||Fairfield (CA)||94534-3197|
|481960||InterCoast Colleges-Fairfield||Fairfield (CA)||94534|
|447810||Blake Austin College||Vacaville (CA)||95687|
|119331||Napa Valley College||Napa (CA)||94558-6236|
Amtrak & bus stations near Fairfield, CA
|SUI||Suisun–Fairfield station||177 Main Street||RAIL|
|VMW||Marine World (Seasonal), Vallejo, California||Highway 37 and Fairgrounds Drive||BUS|
|VAL||Vallejo, California||4355 Sonoma Blvd.||BUS|
|MTZ||Martinez station||601 Marina Vista Ave.||RAIL|
|RVT||Rio Vista, CA||28 South Front Street||BUS|
Post offices near Fairfield
|Post Office Name||City||ZIP|
|Fairfield Post Office||Fairfield (CA)||94533|
|Fairfield Detached Del Un Post Office||Suisun City (CA)||94585|
|Suisun City Post Office||Suisun City (CA)||94585|
|Travis Afb Post Office||Travis AFB (CA)||94535|
|Cernon Post Office||Vacaville (CA)||95688|
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Other cities in Solano County
Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Solano County , CA.
|Vallejo||120,747||The second most populous city in Solano County, California.|
|Vacaville||101,332||The most populous city in Solano County, California.|
|Suisun||29,305||City in Solano County, California, United States|
|Benicia||27,988||City in Solano County, California, United States|
|Dixon||20,440||Place in Solano county, California, USA|
Distance to Other Cities
Fairfield distances to largest California cities