Introduction to Fairfield, Iowa
Fairfield is the county seat of Jefferson Count, which was created on January 21, 1839 and was named in the honor of Thomas Jefferson, the 3rd President of the United States. The city hosted the first and second State Fair of Iowa. Around 22 buildings of the City of Fairfield are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Fairfield and nearby Attractions
- Lake Darling State Park
- Johnny Clock Museum
- Jefferson County Park
- Fairfield Golf and Country Club
- Midwest Old Threshers Heritage Museums
- Lacey Keosauqua State Park
Things To Do In Fairfield
Fairfield offers many parks and playgrounds. Some of these include the Howard Park, Forest Park, Woodthrush Woods State Preserve and Southwood Park. You can also enjoy fishing at the Waterworks Park. The Roosevelt Aquatic Center provides facilities for indoor swimming all through the year. The Fairfield Golf and Country Club and Walton Golf Club are an ideal destination for the golf lovers. Events such as the Greater Jefferson County Fair and National Trails Day are organized by the city every year.
One can avail flights from Southeast Iowa Regional Airport.
Fairfield Higher Education
Maharishi University of Management is located in the city. Indian Hills Community College, Kirkwood Community College, University of Iowa, and several other colleges and universities also offer facilities for higher studies.