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Welcome to Fayetteville ...

The city of Fayetteville is located in Northwest Arkansas.

Fayetteville is located in Washington County<1> and is the County Seat for Washington County.

The location of Fayetteville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Fayetteville has a population of 87,590 people<3> (see below for details).

The community of Fayetteville is 1,330 feet [405 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Fayetteville: (479)

The ZIP codes for Fayetteville: 72701-72704<5>

Websites for Fayetteville ...

Official Website:   www.accessfayetteville.org/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.fayettevillear.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fayetteville had an population of 87,590 people. This is an increase of 19.04% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 50.89% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fayetteville had a population of 73,580 people (or 36.23% of the total population of Washington County). This makes Fayetteville the county's most populous community.

The population of Fayetteville represents 2.52% of the population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 73,580 people, the population of Fayetteville increased 26.76% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 58,047 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Fayetteville.

Communities Also Named Fayetteville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named Fayetteville - they are located in Alabama, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana (2), Kansas, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee, Texas, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Fayetteville.

Communities near Fayetteville ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Fayetteville.

  • Springdale [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Springdale
    • Springdale [Washington County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the north of Fayetteville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 81,125 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springdale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Springdale<7>
  • Rogers [Benton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rogers
    • Rogers [Benton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Fayetteville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 68,669 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rogers
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rogers<7>
  • Lowell [Benton County]
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    • Lowell [Benton County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the north of Fayetteville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,544 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lowell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lowell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lowell<7>
  • Prairie Grove [Washington County]
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    • Prairie Grove [Washington County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Fayetteville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,740 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prairie Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prairie Grove
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Prairie Grove<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cave Springs [Benton County]
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      • Cave Springs [Benton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Fayetteville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,276 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cave Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cave Springs
    • Tontitown [Washington County]
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      • Tontitown [Washington County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Fayetteville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,358 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tontitown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tontitown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tontitown<7>
    • Elkins [Washington County]
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      • Elkins [Washington County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Fayetteville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,487 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkins
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkins<7>
    • Bethel Heights [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bethel Heights
      • Bethel Heights [Benton County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the north of Fayetteville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,771 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bethel Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bethel Heights
    • West Fork [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Fork
      • West Fork [Washington County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the south of Fayetteville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,655 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Fork
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Fork<7>
    • Lincoln [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lincoln
      • Lincoln [Washington County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Fayetteville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,481 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincoln
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lincoln<7>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Fayetteville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Fayetteville.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Fayetteville. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Fayetteville.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Fayetteville. Our list includes 61 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Fayetteville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fayetteville ...

Looking for more information about Fayetteville? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Fayetteville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Fayetteville.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Fayetteville: www.accessfayetteville.org/

The official website for Washington County: www.co.washington.ar.us/

The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arkansas' counties, including Washington, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Fayetteville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fayetteville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Fayetteville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Fayetteville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Fayetteville includes: 72701, 72702, 72703 & 72704.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Fayetteville) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Fayetteville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fayetteville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fayetteville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.0729, Longitude: -94.1653       In this case, the coordinates for Fayetteville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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