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Avery Greene Honda is proud to serve Fairfield, California, one of the best places to live in the Golden State! With its close proximity to many big points of interest, like San Francisco, Sacramento, Napa Valley and Avery Greene Honda’s hometown of Vallejo, Fairfield is a quick drive away from plenty of fun activities in the Bay Area. Read on for an overview of the great city of Fairfield, including fun facts and history!
Although it neighbors big, attention-grabbing cities like Napa and San Francisco, Fairfield is an interesting place in its own right! Some artifacts that have been found in the area can be traced to early human inhabitants who lived as far back as six thousand years ago, making Fairfield one of the oldest Native American settlements in North California!
In 1835, a Mexican General named Vallejo conquered the Suisun Indians who lived in the region, but he was so magnanimous in victory that Indian Chief Sem Yeto later became his ally and received the Rancho Suisun Mexican land grant. The land was later acquired by clipper ship captain Robert H. Waterman, who hailed from Fairfield, Connecticut and named the city after his hometown back East.
Waterman officially founded the town of Fairfield in 1856 and entered it in the race for the Solano County seat two years later, which it won. The city was formally incorporated in 1903, and in 1942 became home to Travis Air Force Base, a major United States Air Force Base which was operational until 1966.
Today, Fairfield is a great place to live and visit for its beautiful outdoor areas, its family-friendly atmosphere, the thriving wine region and local olive oil with their free tours and tasting, the annual fairs that attract thousands of people, and of course the championship golf courses. It’s also one of the best places to get fresh produce and enjoy unique, delicious dining. We couldn’t be happier to serve Fairfield at Avery Greene Honda and we hope you’ll stop by to say hello!
Looking for a new car in the Bay Area? Avery Greene Honda is located in Vallejo, just a stone’s throw away from the great city of Fairfield. Our friendly sales staff is happy to help you find the car that best fits your needs! Whether it be a new Honda Civic, Pilot or Odyssey or a great used car, truck or SUV, Avery Greene is guide you through a stress-free and comfortable car-buying experience.