Fairfield is a city located Solano County in
Northern California, USA. It is approximately 45 miles from both San Francisco and Sacramento. Fairfield was founded in 1859 by clipper ship captain Robert H. Waterman, and named after his former hometown of Fairfield, Connecticut. It is the home of Travis Air Force Base and the Jelly Belly factory, and has a population of 101,935 as of a July 1, 2002 Census estimate. It shares a border with its sister city, Suisun City. Other nearby cities include Vacaville, Benicia and Vallejo.
Fairfield became the county seat of Solano County in 1858.
Rockville Hills Regional Park
The Park is located on Rockville Road approximately 3/4 of a mile from the corner of Suisun Valley and Rockville Roads. Allows bicycling, hiking, and provides walking trails.
Fairfield Linear Park
The Linear Park stretches throughout the city. Picnic tables and play equipment can be found along the route. Runners, walkers and bicyclist enjoy this route.
Alan Witt Park
Contains the Fairfield Sports Center and City of Fairfield Rotary Skate Park. the park offers tennis courts, a recreation building, picnic area, ball fields, basketball courts, volleyball courts and horseshoe pits. Restroom facilities are available.
Fairfield is home to three golf courses, two public and one private. Paradise Valley and Rancho Solano Golf Courses, both public, are rated in the Zagat Survey of “America’s Best Golf Courses,” rated 3 ½ stars by Golf Digest Magazine in 2004 and voted #1 & #2 golf courses in Solano County for consecutive years.
All of the following transit agencies provide service to or from Fairfield:
Vallejo Transit, which also operates the Baylink Ferry to San Francisco
Fairfield Suisun Transit
Vacaville City Coach
Rio Vista Delta Breeze
Service also connects with BART stations in Contra Costa County.
The Fairfield-Suisun Amtrak Station provides long-distance intercity service, including Capitol Corridor service.