First settled in 1771, the Town of Fairfield, Maine has some of the most beautiful historic sites recorded in the National Historic Register. The Cotton-Smith History House and Museum is located at 42 High Street, and is home to the Fairfield Historical Society. Other architectural jewels include the Lawrence Public Library, Connor-Bovie House, and the Amos Gerald House.
Fairfield (pop. 6,700) is known as an important crossroads and is the point of intersection of two of the largest transportation corridors in the state, U.S. Route 201 and Interstate 95. Fairfield is home to many thriving businesses, and with 55 square miles also contains large areas of developable land. The town has a substantial urban residential and historic downtown district and several quaint unincorporated villages that contribute to its charm and character.
Located in the Town of Fairfield is Kennebec Valley Community College, a regional institution of higher education that plays a pivotal role in training the central Maine workforce. Fairfield is a fine community in which to live and work, with all the recreational and cultural amenities the region affords.
Government: Town Manager, Town Council
Tax Rate/$1,000: $21.80
Market Value: 100%
Total Debt: $5,303,600
Utilities: Electric Power/Water/Sanitary Services
Land Area: 55 Square Miles