Fife has a small-town feeling with metropolitan ideas! With a population of just over 9,000, friendly locals and a thriving business environment make Fife a pleasant stop or stay. In 1940, it was described as " a valley crossroads in the midst of a thickly settled berry growing and truck-gardening district is represented by a string of markets, taverns, shops, and a large, balloon-roofed dance hall along the highway." The 1940 population was 135.Fife was officially incorporated on February 11, 1957.