Advantageously located as the mid-point between two landmark cities, the city of Fairfield, California has the perfect blend of big city life and sweet comforts of country-living. Fairfield is known as being home to the United States Air Force and the Jelly Belly Factory, as proud as we are of these iconic attractions, this community still has more to offer.Drive just a few miles outside of the city and you will discover tranquil and beautiful wine country, the museums, theme parks and numerous shopping venues. With so many options in and around the community, there is really a little something for everyone here in Fairfield.
The earliest native inhabitants of the Fairfield area were the Indians who settled in the Rockville and Green Valley areas. Artifacts uncovered by excavation teams in Green Valley date back five to six thousand years. These discoveries are some of the oldest traces of Indian settlements in Northern California. After the arrival of the Spaniards in 1810, it was almost 50 years of contention and development before Fairfield was voted to be the new county seat in 1858.