New Fairfield is an unincorporated community in Fairfield Township, Franklin County, Indiana.
"Old" Fairfield was platted in 1815. New Fairfield was started on higher ground in the 1970s when impounding of the Brookville Reservoir destroyed the former village of Old Fairfield.
New Fairfield is located at 39°30′25″N 84°58′21″W / 39.50694°N 84.97250°W.
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When Brookville Reservoir was constructed in the late 1960s and early 1970s, the village of Fairfield was razed, and this relocated village...