Fairfield in Piney Woods has a population of roughly 3,000 people.
Austin, the state capital, is located about 140 miles (225 kilometers) southwest of Fairfield, while Dallas is 80 miles (129 kilometers) to the northwest.
Study the collections, browse the exhibits and get acquainted with the local lore in some of the local cultural centers such as the Fairfield County Museum or the Moody Bradley House. Of the many fascinating collections in Fairfield these museums are among the most highly praised.
If you are into nature, visit Fort Parker State Park and Fairfield Lake State Park, two nature preserves where visitors to Fairfield like to visit to find some tranquility. Go for a hike through the park and try to spot the local flora and fauna, before having a snack in the parks’ pristine surrounds.
Listen for the marching footsteps of yesterday’s armies at Fairfield's well-preserved forts and other defense structures. Study the sturdy structure of the Old Fort Parker and learn about the fascinating defensive techniques of the past.