Fairfield (community), Wisconsin

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Fairfield, Wisconsin
Unincorporated community
Fairfield, Wisconsin is located in Wisconsin
Fairfield, Wisconsin
Fairfield, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 42°37′59″N 88°46′35″W / 42.63306°N 88.77639°W / 42.63306; -88.77639Coordinates: 42°37′59″N 88°46′35″W / 42.63306°N 88.77639°W / 42.63306; -88.77639
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Walworth
Elevation 915 ft (279 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 262
GNIS feature ID 1564806[1]

Fairfield is an unincorporated community located in the towns of Bradford in Rock County and Darien in Walworth County, Wisconsin, United States.[1]

History[edit]

The earliest reference to Fairfield is a description from John W. Hunt's 1853 Wisconsin Gazetteer: "FAIRFIELD, P. O., (Maxson's Mtill), in town of Bradford, county of Rock, on section 13, town 2 N., of range 15 E. It is 11 miles southeast from county seat, and 50 miles east of south from Madison. Population 100, 12 dwellings, 2 stores, 1 grist mill, and Presbyterian and Baptist denominations. It is on Turtle Creek, 16 miles from Beloit, and on the county line between Rock and Walworth, 9 miles from the state line. The first settler was Joseph Maxson."

Fairfield also has a cemetery, located on east side of road Cty C Sec 1.[2]

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Sources[edit]

  • Source: U.S. Geographic Names Information Server
  • Source: Hunt, John W. Wisconsin Gazetteer (Madison, 1853)