FAIRFIELD Population - 3,801 Altitude- 461


The abundance of Freestone rock in this area gave this county its name, the county seat is recognized as a prosperous banking, market, and shipping center. Rock quarry, sawmill, lignite coal mining, and oil and gas production, contribute to town's economy.

Each May - July is a fun time to visit this area with acres and acres of peach trees producing delicious peaches. Fruit stands along highways are a great place to get and taste these delicious natural treats during the season.

Fairfield Lake State Recreation Park-

1,460 acres adjacent to Lake Fairfield. Camping, rest rooms with showers, swimming beach, boat ramp, fishing pier, and fish cleaning shelter. A 4.5-mile hiking trail to primitive camping area. From Nov. - Feb. the park is home to a number of bald eagles who winter in Texas. The park provides tours by reservation only. For information, call 903/389-4514. Seven miles northeast via F.M. 488, F.M. 1124, and Park Road 64. Admission.

Val Verde Cannon on the Courthouse Squaree in Fairfield


Fairfeild. Richland-Chambers.


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