Bisected by Route 46 and bordered by Interstate 80 to the north, Fairfield Township is conveniently located for businesses and industries that serve the entire Northeast corridor. The community also provides a serene suburban haven of quiet neighborhoods for commuters to New York City and other regional employment centers. Careful planning has preserved the tranquility of residential areas in spite of the area's economic development. Fairfield was established in 1964, one of the most recently incorporated of the region's many municipalities. Close proximity to the Caldwell area adds to the amenities and services close to home, and commuter bus service is available to New York City. Regional malls, county parks, golf courses, swimming pools, tennis courts, private sports clubs, bridle trails, and miles of multi-purpose recreational trails are all available in close proximity to Fairfield.