Fairfield is a city of 9,600 and the county seat of Jefferson County in southeast Iowa. Fairfield offers the lifestyle that everyone needs and wants — no traffic jams, a stable, growing economy, some of the most academically distinguished schools in the state, lots of ethnic restaurants, theater companies and great recreational opportunities including the Jefferson County Trail that circles the city.
Fairfield is a place where metropolitan quality culture meets a small community’s approach to life. A bustling square. Specialty shops. Fine dining. A brimming calendar of events. And room to grow. With major employers in the manufacturing, biotech and financial fields to complement a charming lifestyle district complete with the 32,000 square foot Fairfield Arts & Convention Center and 522-seat Stephen Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts, Fairfield offers its visitors and residents alike an unmatched living, working and playing experience.