New Fairfield, Indiana

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New Fairfield
Unincorporated community
New Fairfield is located in Indiana
New Fairfield
New Fairfield
Coordinates: 39°30′25″N 84°58′21″W / 39.50694°N 84.97250°W / 39.50694; -84.97250Coordinates: 39°30′25″N 84°58′21″W / 39.50694°N 84.97250°W / 39.50694; -84.97250
Country United States
State Indiana
County Franklin
Township Fairfield
Elevation 981 ft (299 m)
ZIP code 47012
FIPS code 18-52884[1]
GNIS feature ID 440045[2]

New Fairfield is an unincorporated community in Fairfield Township, Franklin County, Indiana.

History[edit]

"Old" Fairfield was platted in 1815.[3] New Fairfield was started on higher ground in the 1970s when impounding of the Brookville Reservoir destroyed the former village of Old Fairfield.[4]

Geography[edit]

New Fairfield is located at 39°30′25″N 84°58′21″W / 39.50694°N 84.97250°W / 39.50694; -84.97250.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "New Fairfield, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ Reifel, August Jacob (1915). History of Franklin County, Indiana. Windmill Publications. p. 161. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 237. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. When Brookville Reservoir was constructed in the late 1960s and early 1970s, the village of Fairfield was razed, and this relocated village...