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Fairfield Glade, Tennessee
Location of Fairfield Glade, Tennessee
Location of Fairfield Glade, Tennessee
Country United States
State Tennessee
County Cumberland
Government
 • Type Community organization (Fairfield Glade Community Club)
Area
 • Total 23.5 sq mi (60.8 km2)
 • Land 22.7 sq mi (58.9 km2)
 • Water 0.7 sq mi (1.9 km2)
Elevation
2,087 ft (636 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 9,152
 • Density 307/sq mi (118.7/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
38558 & 38571
Area code(s) 931
FIPS code 47-24980
GNIS feature ID 1315036

Fairfield Glade is a resort, retirement community and census-designated place (CDP) in Cumberland County, Tennessee, United States. The population was 9,152 at the 2020 census, up over 3,000 from the 2010 census.

Geography

Fairfield Glade is located in eastern Cumberland County at 35°59′40″N 84°53′6″W / 35.99444°N 84.88500°W / 35.99444; -84.88500 (35.994355, -84.884986). It is situated on several ridges and valleys on the Cumberland Plateau and is bordered to the east by the valley of Daddys Creek, a tributary of the Obed River, and to the north by the state Catoosa Wildlife Management Area. Crossville, the Cumberland County seat, is 9 miles (14 km) to the southwest via Tennessee State Route 101.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 23.5 square miles (60.8 km2), of which 22.7 square miles (58.9 km2) is land and 0.73 square miles (1.9 km2), or 3.19%, is water.

Demographics

2020 census

Fairfield Glade racial composition
Race Number Percentage
White (non-Hispanic) 8,581 93.76%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 67 0.73%
Native American 14 0.15%
Asian 32 0.35%
Other/Mixed 253 2.76%
Hispanic or Latino 205 2.24%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 9,152 people, 4,574 households, and 3,426 families residing in the CDP.

Recreation facilities

Recreation facilities at Fairfield Glade include five 18-hole golf courses, several tennis courts, and 11 fishing lakes, the two largest of which have marinas and swimming areas.

The New Fairfield Glade Community Center features an indoor pool, gymnasium, locker rooms, shower facilities, gameroom, arts & crafts center, concessions, meeting rooms, media rooms, and a banquet room.

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