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Welcome to Fayetteville ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Fayetteville, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1823.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Fayetteville has a population of 18,039 people<2> (see below for details).
Fayetteville is 890 feet [271 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Fayetteville lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel west from Fayetteville (for example, toward Ranburne (AL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).
Fayetteville is served by one (or more) of the following area codes: (470)<4>, (678) & (770).
The ZIP codes for Fayetteville: 30214-30215<5>
Websites for Fayetteville ...
Official Website: www.fayetteville-ga-us.org/
Chamber of Commerce: www.fayettechamber.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fayetteville had an population of 18,039 people. This is an increase of 13.13% since the 2010 Census.
At the time of the 2010 Census, Fayetteville had a population of 15,945 people (which is 14.96% of the total population of Fayette County). This makes Fayetteville the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Fayetteville represents 0.16% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 50th most populous community.
More information can be found on the Census Page for Fayetteville.
Communities Also Named Fayetteville ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 17 communities that are also named Fayetteville - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, 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.
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 14 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.
Adding Fayetteville to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Fayetteville in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Fayetteville was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1823.
We also found Fayetteville in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Fayetteville.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Fayetteville: www.fayetteville-ga-us.org/
The official website for Fayette County: www.admin.co.fayette.ga.us/
The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 01 Sep 2023