Introduction to Fairfield, Ohio
Fairfield, Ohio, in Butler county, is 3 miles S of Hamilton, Ohio (center to center) and 13 miles NW of Cincinnati, Ohio. It's situated in southwestern Ohio. The city is home to the headquarters of Cincinnati Financial Corporation, Skyline Chili, Ohio Casualty and other prominent companies. Fairfield includes over 300 acres of land for recreational activities, outdoor entertainment and sports facilities. It offers some of the most attractive topography in Ohio.
Judge John Cleves Symmmes, a colonial during the Revolutionary War bought over 330,000 acres. The community initially consisted of veterans from the Revolutionary War and a large number of them were from New Jersey. The settlers had numerous battles with the local Indians. It was given its name by the early pioneers for the beauty of the nearby hills. The Miami and Erie Canal, toll roads and the arrival of the Hamilton & Dayton Railroad significantly contributed to the growth of the community. In the early days, it was primarily an agricultural area.
- Fairfield Community Arts Center.
- Elisha Morgan Mansion.
- Gilbert Farms Park.
- The city offers a variety of festivals.
- Village Green Fine Art Fair is a notable event.
- Village Green Amphitheater.
- Arts & Crafts Market.
- September Dayz is a popular family event.
- Swingin' on the Green is a monthly concert series and features Jazz and Swing.
- Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park and Museum.
- Fitton Center for Creative Arts.
- Butler County Historical Museum.
The city has a large number of parks and recreational facilities. Thomas Marsh Park features a fishing lake that requires a fee. Fairfield Greens has two golf courses. Fairfield includes an aquatics center, an extensive bicycle and hiking path system and the Hamilton-Fairfield Skate Park. Residents have opportunities to enjoy a wide variety of activities and entertainment in Cincinnati. The nearby Rowe Woods offers an extensive trail system and includes scenic old-growth woods.
Air travel is offered at the Cincinnati-Blue Ash Airport.