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Time Zone: Fayette County lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Fayetteville is the Seat for Fayette County.

Fayette County was founded in 1821.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Fayette had a population of 106,788 people. This is an increase of 17.01% since the last Census (which gave a population of 91,263 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Fayette represented 1.11% of the total population of Georgia, making it the state's 19th most populous county (out of 159 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
2010106,567+16.77%-0.21% since 2009
2009106,788+17.01%+0.37% since 2008
2008106,398+16.58%+0.44% since 2007
200091,263The Last Census

More information can be found on the Fayette County Census Page for Fayette County.


Below are some of the communities located in Fayette County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Fayette County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Peachtree City   34,78431,58010.15% increase  
Fayetteville   15,09311,14835.39% increase  
Tyrone   6,5423,91667.1% increase  
Brooks   63255314.29% increase  
Woolsey   20017514.29% increase  

Websites for Fayette County

Official Website:   www.admin.co.fayette.ga.us/

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<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 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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