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Welcome to Fayette County ...

Time Zone: Fayette County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Fayette is the Seat for Fayette County.

Fayette County was founded in 1824. Fayette was created by taking area from Marion, Pickens, Tuscaloosa and Walker Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2019, <1> Fayette had a population of 16,279 people. This is a decrease of 5.58% since the last Census (which gave a population of 17,241 people in 2010).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fayette represented 0.36% of the total population of Alabama.

Below are some of the communities located in Fayette County:

  • Belk
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belk
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 206 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belk have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belk
  • Berry
  • Fayette
  • Glen Allen
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glen Allen
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 480 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glen Allen
  • Gu - Win
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gu - Win
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 173 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gu - Win

Websites of Interest ...

  • Of Special Interest ...
    • The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.
    • At this time (Dec 2022), GenDisasters website is currently offline due to a hacker attack. Hopefully they will be back soon.

Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2010 Census and the next count will be for the 2020 Census.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




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This page was last modified/updated: 17 Sep 2023