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Relocating to Fairfield?

Welcome to Fairfield County.  We hope that you will enjoy living here, away from the bustle and hassle of large cities and their surrounding communities.  You will find the residents are friendly and helpful, the traffic minimal and the area serene.  Columbia is only a 30 minute drive, and Charlotte about an hour.

Fairfield County has three incorporated towns, Ridgeway (29130), Jenkinsville, (29065) and Winnsboro, (29180) the county seat.  There are, however, two other areas with different zip codes in the county: Blair 29015 and Blackstock 29014.  

Our web site: contains a great deal of information about the county, which might be helpful to you.   Other web sites that contain information that might be helpful to you are:,,, and the Central Carolina Economic Development Alliance web site:

Please join us for these annual festivals:

“Arts on the Ridge” - the first Saturday in May in Ridgeway;
Wings & Wheels Air Festival – the Saturday before Mother’s Day at the Fairfield County Airport;
85 Mile Big Grab Yard Sale – the first weekend after Labor Day in September; 
BBQ, Blue Jeans & Bluegrass in October sponsored by the Fairfield Memorial Hospital Foundation;
Rock Around the Clock Festival - first weekend in October in downtown Winnsboro; 
Pig on the Ridge BBQ Cook Off in Ridgeway on the first weekend in November . 
Winnsboro and Ridgeway both sponsor Christmas parades in early December.

The Historic Museum, Fairfield County Arts Council, Towns of Ridgeway and Winnsboro and the Chamber sponsor entertainment, art exhibits and special activities throughout the year.   Pine Tree Players, local community theater produces 3 plays and at least 2 other events annually, as well as special events sponsored by local organizations and churches.  Keep up to date on activities by checking the calendar on our web site”:  We invite you to join us.

If we can be of any further assistance, please don’t hesitate to contact us.


Terry Vickers

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