Fairfield, Illinois

City: Fairfield

County: Wayne

State: Illinois

Lat/Long: 38.3667, -88.3500

In 1819, commissioners appointed for the purpose chose Fairfield as the seat of the newly-created Wayne County. The Illinois General Assembly incorporated the town in 1840.

History of Wayne and Clay Counties, Illinois (Chicago: Globe, 1884), 179-80; An Act to Incorporate the Towns Therein Named.