Fairfield, SC

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Fairfield County, South Carolina

Fairfield is a county in South Carolina, United States. Its estimated population is 22,289 in the most recent US census data (2021). Its county seat is Winnsboro.


Fairfield County is located in the central part of South Carolina. It is part of the Columbia, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area. It lies between the Broad and Wateree rivers of north Richland County.


July is the hottest month in Fairfield County with an average high temperature of around 92 degrees Fahrenheit. On Winter, the lowest temperature is 31 degrees Fahrenheit in January. The wettest month is August with 4.5 inches of rain. The most comfortable months are May, October, and April.

Famous Attractions

Fairfield County is rich in local attractions and historical sites for endless outdoor adventures. I’m sure you don’t wanna miss swimming or camping at Lake Wateree with your friends and family. Maybe a perfect autumn day walking on a beautiful trail of Alston Trailhead – Palmetto Trail and having fun visiting the historical railroad, you and your family can enjoy the train ride.

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Lake Wateree State Park
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The South Carolina Railroad Museum
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Alston Trailhead – Palmetto Trail

Health Care

Local Health Care Systems of Fairfield County:

  • Prisma Health (formerly Palmetto Health)

Prima Health (Palmetto Health) is a non-profit organization in South Carolina providing high-quality services throughout the Midlands and the Upstate SC.

  • Providence Health

Providence Health – Fairfield is a top-quality staffed emergency room located in Winnsboro, Fairfield, South Carolina. Providing fast and high-quality emergency care to Fairfield County residents.