Fairfield, Washington

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Fairfield is a town in Spokane County, Washington, United States. The population was 494 at the 2000 census.

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History

Fairfield was officially incorporated on March 3, 1905.

Events

Fairfield has many events. The most popular event is called Flag Day. Flag day is a day to remember those who have fought to keep the flag flying. In the morning there is a Fun Run at 7 a.m. followed by the official Flag Day parade down Main St. at approximately 10:30 a.m. Then throughout the day there are fun games, booths, and a beer garden that's open all day.

Businesses

Fairfield incorporates several small businesses including Bullfrogs, St. John's Hardware, True Value/Fairfield Hardware, Kelly's Thrift Store, Cutter's Cafe, Fairfield Bank, Owl Pharmacy, and the U.S. Post Office. Bullfrogs is a recently remodeled convenient store which is located along Highway 27. St. John's Hardware is also located along Highway 27 just two blocks north of Bullfrogs. Along Main street is where most of the businesses are located. True Value/Fairfield Hardware is a small hardware store located at the north corner of Main Street and Railroad Road. Kelly's Thrift Store is a grocery store that is located just on the other side of Railroad road from True value/Fairfield Hardware. Cutter's Cafe is located on the south side of Main Street and Railroad Rd. Owl Pharmacy is just east of Cutter's cafe. The Post office is located up towards the top of Main Street on the south side. The Bank Of Fairfield is on the north side of Main Street.

Geography

Fairfield is located at 47°23′8″N 117°10′26″W / 47.38556°N 117.17389°W / 47.38556; -117.17389 (47.385618, -117.174002).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.6 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 494 people, 172 households, and 121 families residing in the town. The population density was 786.1 people per square mile (302.8/km²). There were 194 housing units at an average density of 308.7/sq mi (118.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 94.74% White, 0.81% African American, 1.21% Native American, 0.40% Asian, 1.01% from other races, and 1.82% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.43% of the population.

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