Touted by Smithsonian Magazine as one of the 20 Best Small Towns to Visit, Fairfield, Iowa offers the cozy feel of a small town but the culture and diversity of a place much larger. From its grand Victorians and Frank-Loyd Wright-inspired houses to its Vedic-style residences, there are many great places to live in Fairfield.
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Fairfield is located northwest of Burlington. View homes for sale in the Burlington, Iowa area for more real estate options.
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Fairfield was established and became the seat of Jefferson County in 1839. The town built a library in 1853 and it held the first Iowa State fair in 1854. Fairfield has a population of 9,464 according to the last census.
Nicknamed “Silicorn Valley” in the 1990s due to its abundance of tech startups, Fairfield, IA continues to be a center for culture and education. You can visit the Fairfield Arts and Convention Center, learn about Transcendental Meditation at Maharishi International University, peruse the works of over 300 contemporary artists at ICON Gallery, venture to the town square for the First Friday Art Walk, and learn about the history and importance of draft horses in regards to Fairfield’s agriculture at Maasdam Barns Museum. Feel free to hike the 30-plus miles of Jefferson County Trails that surround Fairfield, and take in the beautiful scenery. Additionally, there are more restaurants per capita than San Francisco, meaning Fairfield has eclectic culinary options for every taste. Visit Travel Fairfield for more information on attractions, lodging, and events!