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Fairfield Nevada

Fairfield Nevada

Fairfield Nevada Overview

Not a lot is found for the town of Fairfield Churchill County, Nevada.

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Year Established/Founded


Fairfield Nevada History

Not a lot is found for Fairfield, which was a small mining district that was near or part of the Fairview mining district. 


  • February 24, 1906 – Lots in Fairfield will be sold at what appears to be very reasonable prices. Corner lots will be held at $100 while inside lots will go for $50 each.
  • February 24, 1906 – Fairview has an enterprising rival in the new camp of Fairfield, situated some five miles to the northeast of the original discoveries. Watson & Van Dyck, attorneys of Goldfield, are behind the new townsite, which situated directly at the Berlin group of claims. These claims embody one of the most promising properties in the district and an 18 inch of free milling ore has already been encountered that runs $108 in gold, silver, and copper. The owners of these mines are also preparing to make a shipment of their product, and it is given out that a large force of men will be put on as soon as practicable.
  • March 3, 1906 – Fairfield although the nest camp in the county, is perhaps the most promising. It is situated on the Austin road some five miles beyond Fairfield and is responsible to some of the best and most reputable mining promoter in the state for its life. Already many substantial improvements have been made, and every sign presages a good substantial camp. A large lodging house is now going up, and a saloon is already on the ground and another will be in operation within a few days. A restaurant will also be running within a few days and many other substantial improvements are projected. 
  • March 10, 1906 – The townsite plat and map of the town Fairfield was presented and approved and the recorder was authorized to place the same on record. 


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Post Office

The post office in Fairfield, Nevada was open from April 5, 1906, and was rescinded on November 12, 1906, and below are the postmasters that we are aware of.

  • Max R McColloms April 5, 1906 Fairfield

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The Population of Fairfield Nevada

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GPS Coordinates

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References Used

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