|Fairfield County South Carolina Cities/Towns - Jenkinsville, Ridgeway, Winnsboro (County Seat), Winnsboro Mills
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Fairfield County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. In 2016, its population was 22,653. Its county seat is Winnsboro.
It is alleged that the county name originated from a statement made by General Cornwallis when he declared "How Fair These Fields" during the British occupation of the area in 1780-81. The house Cornwallis  stayed in during the occupation is still standing and has been continuously used as a residence since that time.