Region

Fairfield County

Fairfield County Fast Facts

23,515
Population Estimate
2017
Unemployment Rat
May 2017
Average Annual Wage
Private Sector(2016)
Average Annual Wage
Private Sector

Top Private Sector Employers

Company Industry / Product Employees
VC Summer Nuclear Station Utilities - Electric power generation 926
BreakThrough Beverage Logistics - Food products distribution 426
Element TV Company Manufacturing - Electronics 229
Performance Fibers Manufacturing - Polyester fiber/fabric 225
Mekra Lang Manufacturing - Industrial camera and displays 225
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Quality of Life

Rock Around the Clock

Rock Around the Clock

Fairfield’s most popular annual festival, Rock Around the Clock features entertainers who “rock” around the oldest continuously running clock in the nation, built in 1833 and showcased in downtown Winnsboro. The Festival features a parade followed by a street dance and more.

Lake Wateree

Lake Wateree

The largest lake in Fairfield County, Lake Wateree is a premier fishing and boating destination for residents. In addition, the 238-acre Lake Wateree State Recreation Area features a 21-mile, 13,700-acre reservoir which is a popular fishing spot along with 72 campsites and a playground.

Flopeye Fish Festival

Flopeye Fish Festival

The Flopeye Fish Festival, held annually on Memorial Day weekend, features a wide variety of food, entertainment and fun for the entire family, attracting the local community plus many visitors from around the Southeast.

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