Introduction to Fairfield, Illinois
Fairfield is the county seat of the Wayne County. It was the hometown of the notorious Shelton Brothers Gang, Kenneth Michael Kays, who was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for his contribution in the Vietnam War, and country music singer and songwriter Lance Miller.
Fairfield and nearby Attractions
- Green River State Wildlife Area
- Bishop Hill Heritage Museum
- Bickelhaupt Arboretum
- Ronald Reagan's Birthplace
Things To Do In Fairfield
Local historical sites include the Angel Mounds State Historic Site, the George Rogers Clark National Historical Park and the New Harmony State Historic Site. The Sam Dale Lake State Fish & Wildlife Area offers swimming, fishing, camping and hiking opportunities as well. Local museums include Cedarhurst, the Evansville Museum of Arts & Science and Hands On Discovery.
Williamson County Regional Airport is nearby.
Fairfield Higher Education
Nearby colleges and universities include Frontier Community College, Henderson Community College, Rend Lake College and the University of Southern Indiana.