Fairfield, California

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 385 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.

Fairfield locator map
Location of Fairfield on California map.

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 (385 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 16:43:42 (15th July 2024)
Postal code : 94533
Density : 3,747 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 10.43% (2010-2020)
Fairfield CT aerial Pine Creek image
Fairfield CT aerial Pine Creek
Fairfield CT aerial Pine Creek image


Fairfield is located at 38°14'58"N 122°2'24"W (38.2493600, -122.0399700).

Fairfield map

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The population of Fairfield increased by 10.43% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 105,321 - census
2011 106,245 0.87% estimation process
2012 107,497 1.16% estimation process
2013 109,137 1.5% estimation process
2014 110,727 1.44% estimation process
2015 112,365 1.46% estimation process
2016 114,456 1.83% estimation process
2017 115,817 1.18% estimation process
2018 116,678 0.74% estimation process
2019 117,133 0.39% estimation process
2020 117,580 0.38% estimation process

Fairfield zip code is 94533. County name: Solano, County fips: 06095

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People born in Fairfield (47)

People born in Fairfield, including actress and producer Meg Ryan, politician James Humphrey, actress Linda Kozlowski, .


  • 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

Code Name City ZIP
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

Stations (48)

Amtrak & bus stations near Fairfield, CA

Code Name Address Type
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

Other places with the same name (23)

Other cities in Solano County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Solano County , CA.

City Name Population Title
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