Fairfield Center, Indiana

Fairfield Center is an unincorporated community in Fairfield Township, DeKalb County, Indiana.

Fairfield Center
Fairfield Center
Fairfield Center
Coordinates: 41°28′57″N 85°07′41″W
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyDeKalb
TownshipFairfield
Elevation
965 ft (294 m)
ZIP code
46730
FIPS code18-22360[1]
GNIS feature ID449653[2]

History

A post office was established at Fairfield Center in 1852, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1906.[3] Fairfield Center is at the geographical center of Fairfield Township, hence the name.[4]

Geography

Fairfield Center is located at 41°28′57″N 85°07′41″W.

References

  1. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. "Fairfield Center, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17.
  3. "DeKalb County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 4 September 2014. Retrieved 3 September 2014.
  4. Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 129. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. The name comes from the village's location near the center...


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