Fairfield Center, Indiana

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Fairfield Center
Unincorporated community
Fairfield Center is located in Indiana
Fairfield Center
Fairfield Center
Coordinates: 41°28′57″N 85°07′41″W / 41.48250°N 85.12806°W / 41.48250; -85.12806Coordinates: 41°28′57″N 85°07′41″W / 41.48250°N 85.12806°W / 41.48250; -85.12806
Country United States
State Indiana
County DeKalb
Township Fairfield
Elevation 965 ft (294 m)
ZIP code 46730
FIPS code 18-22360[1]
GNIS feature ID 449653[2]

Fairfield Center is an unincorporated community in Fairfield Township, DeKalb County, Indiana.

History[edit]

A post office was established at Fairfield Center in 1852, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1906.[3] Fairfield Center is at the geographical center of Fairfield Township, hence the name.[4]

Geography[edit]

Fairfield Center is located at 41°28′57″N 85°07′41″W / 41.48250°N 85.12806°W / 41.48250; -85.12806.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Fairfield Center, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ "DeKalb County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 3 September 2014. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 129. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. The name comes from the village's location near the center...