Fairfield Township, DeKalb County, Indiana

Fairfield Township is one of fifteen townships in DeKalb County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,368 and it contained 691 housing units.[3]

Fairfield Township
Location of Fairfield Township in DeKalb County
Coordinates: 41°28′44″N 85°07′58″W
CountryUnited States
  TypeIndiana township
  Total35.98 sq mi (93.2 km2)
  Land35.66 sq mi (92.4 km2)
  Water0.31 sq mi (0.8 km2)
Elevation958 ft (292 m)
  Density38.4/sq mi (14.8/km2)
FIPS code18-22288[2]
GNIS feature ID453284


Fairfield Township was founded in 1844.[4]

The Maria and Franklin Wiltrout Polygonal Barn was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1993.[5]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.98 square miles (93.2 km2), of which 35.66 square miles (92.4 km2) (or 99.11%) is land and 0.31 square miles (0.80 km2) (or 0.86%) is water.[3] Indian Lake, Lower Story Lake and Upper Story Lake are in this township.

Unincorporated towns

Adjacent townships

Major highways


  • "Fairfield Township, DeKalb County, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-09-24.
  • United States Census Bureau cartographic boundary files
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