Somerset county. This beautiful township is located on the W. side of Kennebec river, and S. of Bloomfield. Fairfield is the most southern township in the county. It is watered by a small stream running into the Kennebec, and by a branch of Waterville river. This town is favored with a fine soil, and navigable privileges to Augusta. It has a pleasant village, considerable trade, and, in 1837, produced 11,531 bushels of wheat and a large quantity of wool. Population, 1837, 2,203. Distant from Augusta, 26 miles N., and from Norridgewock, 10 S.E. Incorporated, 1788.