Live, Play and Grow
Your Guide to Life in Fairfield County
Deep & Rich History
From the longest continuously running clock in America, to more than 100 historical buildings, churches, and homes that predate the Revolutionary War, Fairfield County boasts a deep and rich history officially established back in 1785. Scattered throughout the picturesque county are monuments and memories that speak of the unique traditions and culture of the area. Explore the history-laden towns of Winnsboro and Ridgeway, or take a walk along the banks of Broad River or Lake Wateree, where you might still find arrowheads and pieces of Indian-made pottery from when this area was hunting ground for Indian tribes.
*Image credit: Fairfield Railroad Museum
Regions of Fairfield
Proudly known among its residents, Fairfield County has four distinct regions: Wateree, Winnsboro, Monticello, and the Upper. These regions each offer a unique piece that contributes to who we are as a whole. Fairfield County is a place where folks can live, settle down, enjoy the unmatched quality of life, play, take advantage of all the area attractions, and grow their businesses. We’d love for you to come - and stay awhile! We’ll gladly welcome you with a smile.