Fairfield (community), Wisconsin
Latitude and Longitude:
Latitude: 42.6333469Longitude: -88.7728836 - See more at: http://www.placekeeper.com/Wisconsin/Fairfield_Cemetery-2002803.html#sthash.blBl43pO.dpuf
|Elevation||279 m (915 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1564806|
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, Fairfield/Pioneer Cemetery, located on east side of County Highway C, Sec 1. It is an active cemetery with 72 burials.
- Source: U.S. Geographic Names Information Server
- Source: Hunt, John W. Wisconsin Gazetteer (Madison, 1853)
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