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Statistics & Facts

The New Jersey state capital is Trenton.
The population of Fairfield is approximately 7,615 (1990).
The approximate number of families is 2,351 (1990).
The amount of land area in Fairfield is 27.071 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.003 sq kilometers.
The distance from Fairfield to Washington DC is 201 miles.
The distance to the New Jersey state capital is 51 miles. (as the crow flies)
Fairfield is positioned 40.88 degrees north of the equator and 74.30 degrees west of the prime meridian.


in the general Newark area
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History & History Related Items

Fairfield turned 200 years old in 1998! It was established in 1798 as a Dutch community
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Annual events 4th of July parade and fireworks on July 3 of every year. Fairfield is a one family bedroom community, with a day time population of 45,000 with a large industrial base of warehouse, retail, manufacturing and office space.
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Fairfield City Government

Fairfield Twp Mayor's Office
230 Fairfield Rd
Fairfield, NJ 07004-2425
Phone: 973-882-2700

Fairfield Libraries

Anthony Pio Costa Library
261 Hollywood Ave
Fairfield, NJ 07004-1360
Phone: 973-227-3575

Fairfield Public Library
261 Hollywood Ave
Fairfield, NJ 07004-1360
Phone: 973-227-3575

Fairfield Schools

Fairfield Board Of Education
15 Knoll Rd
Fairfield, NJ 07004-1211
Phone: 973-227-1340

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