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Fairfield Bay, Arkansas
Location of Fairfield Bay in Cleburne County and Van Buren County, Arkansas.
Location of Fairfield Bay in Cleburne County and Van Buren County, Arkansas.
Country United States
State Arkansas
Counties Van Buren, Cleburne
 • Total 15.16 sq mi (39.26 km2)
 • Land 15.10 sq mi (39.10 km2)
 • Water 0.06 sq mi (0.16 km2)
869 ft (265 m)
 • Total 2,108
 • Density 139.63/sq mi (53.91/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 501
FIPS code 05-22660
GNIS feature ID 0057738

Fairfield Bay is a city in Cleburne and Van Buren counties in the northern part of the U.S. state of Arkansas. The population was 2,338 at the 2010 census. The population in its portion in Van Buren County, which accounts for the bulk of the city limits, made the city the most populous in Van Buren County as of the 2000 census, but with a slight decline in population, lost the distinction to Clinton as of 2010.

Fairfield Bay, located on the shore of Greers Ferry Lake, is home to Fairfield Bay Resort, the namesake of Wyndham Worldwide-owned Fairfield Resorts.


Fairfield Bay is located in eastern Van Buren County at 35°36′07″N 92°15′51″W / 35.602031°N 92.264164°W / 35.602031; -92.264164, extending eastward into Cleburne County. It is located on hills overlooking the northern shore of Greers Ferry Lake, a reservoir on the Little Red River, a tributary of the White River which flows to the Mississippi.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 15.3 square miles (39.7 km2), of which 15.3 square miles (39.5 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km2), or 0.36%, is water.


Historical population
Census Pop.
2000 2,460
2010 2,338 −5.0%
2020 2,108 −9.8%
U.S. Decennial Census
2014 Estimate

2020 census

Fairfield Bay racial composition
Race Number Percentage
White (non-Hispanic) 1,958 92.88%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 13 0.62%
Native American 14 0.66%
Asian 13 0.62%
Other/Mixed 67 3.18%
Hispanic or Latino 43 2.04%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 2,108 people, 1,186 households, and 626 families residing in the city.


Public education for elementary and secondary students is provided by the Shirley School District in Van Buren County and by the West Side School District for Cleburne County.

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