Some Local Websites:
Things to See and Do in Fairfield:
Fairfield Convention and Visitors Bureau has visitor information about Fairfield and surrounding areas.
Fairfield Arts & Convention Center, just off the square, opened November 2007. It includes the 522-seat Sondheim Center Theater.
Fairfield Chamber of Commerce has information about Fairfield, and contains a map of Fairfield. See the Community Quick Reference PDF.
The award-winning Fairfield's 1st Fridays Art Walk is held the 1st Friday of every month in downtown Fairfield.
The popular All Things Italian Street Fest takes place in June.
Fairfield Cultural District website is about Fairfield's Cultural District. It includes the Fairfield Walking Tour.
The Fairfield Heritage Trail shows you Fairfield's historic buildings. How much do you know about Fairfield?
The Louden Machinery Company was headquartered in Fairfield, and had a huge influence on farming and industry around the world.
The Carnegie Museum is the fifth oldest in Iowa, and is located in an historic building. Limited hours.
The Maasdam Barns complex contains a museum/welcome center as well as three historic barns. Discover the significance Fairfield played in early agriculture.
Jefferson County Trails Council website has information about Fairfield, as well as trail details.
Find out how Fairfield was chosen as one of Iowa's Great Places.
Maharishi Vedic City is the newest city in Iowa, four miles northwest of Fairfield.
The Jefferson County Fair, the 1st State Fair in Iowa, is held every year in late June/early July.
An overview of recreational opportunities in and around Fairfield, from the Jefferson County Trails Council website.
Fairfield Park & Recreation Dept sponsors recreational facilities in Fairfield.
Jefferson County Trails Council website tells the story of the walking/bicycling Loop Trail surrounding Fairfield.
Jefferson County Conservation Board manages Jefferson County Park and other parks, and camping and conservation areas in Jefferson County.
Lamson Woods is one of the Iowa DNR State Preserves in Fairfield.
Government and Services:
Weather in and around Fairfield (from the JCTC Weather webpage).
The City of Fairfield has a new, expanded website, which includes information about the Blue Zones Project.
The Jefferson County Board of Supervisors website brings you information about the Jefferson County (Iowa) government (this website).
The Fairfield Public Library website includes the story of Carnegie's gift to Fairfield, a University of Iowa project.
Let'sGoJeffCo is meant to be Jefferson County's first stop for information and resources to improve wellness via a healthy mind and a healthy body.
Fairfield Volunteer Center -- make volunteering a community event.
Jefferson County Health Center offers a wide variety of services and assists in promoting recreational use of the trails.
Pathfinders Resource Conservation and Development (RC&D) Area, Inc. projects are tied to economic development, natural resource conservation or recreation in its six-county area.
The Greater Jefferson County Foundation has a grant application form on their website.
The Iowa State University Extension in Jefferson County brings Iowa State University resources to you.
The Fairfield Daily Ledger is the local daily newspaper.
The free Fairfield Weekly Reader is published every Thursday and contains an events calendar. Check their website (may be off-line while being revised).
The Iowa Source, a monthly regional paper published in Fairfield, has a regional Calendar of Events.
The KMCD/Classic 96 FM website brings you news, weather, events, and shopping. KMCD (1570AM) and Classic 96 (95.9FM).
KRUU FM Radio, 100.1 MHz on your FM band, is a new, non-commercial, non-profit, community-supported low-power radio station with a strong emphasis on locally created-and-produced programming.
Iowa Public Radio. Stations nearest to Fairfield are WSUI (910AM) & KSUI (91.7FM) in Iowa City, and KDWI (89.1FM) & KUNZ (91.1FM) in Ottumwa.
Fairfield Media Center provides FPAC9, Fairfield's local access channel, and more.
Fairfield Community School District website.
Preschool to Grade 12 at Maharishi School of the Age of Enlightenment.
Maharishi University of Management is the local university.
The Fairfield Branch of the Indian Hills Community College.
Parsons College opened in Fairfield in 1875 and closed in 1973.
Iowa Secretary of State (Iowa).
Iowa Department of Transporation (IDOT).
Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR).
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