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Welcome to Fayetteville ...

The city of Fayetteville is located in Fayette County<1> and is the County Seat for Fayette County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Fayetteville has a population of 18,039 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Fayetteville.

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).

Area Codes for Fayetteville: (470)<4>, (678) and (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 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 have 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.

  • South Fulton [Fulton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Fulton
    • South Fulton [Fulton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Fayetteville
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Fulton
  • Peachtree City [Fayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peachtree City
    • Peachtree City [Fayette County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Fayetteville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 36,763 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peachtree City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Peachtree City<7>
  • East Point [Fulton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Point
    • East Point [Fulton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Fayetteville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,042 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Point
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Point<7>
  • Stockbridge [Henry County]
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    • Stockbridge [Henry County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Fayetteville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,125 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stockbridge have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stockbridge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stockbridge<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Stockbridge North [Henry County]
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      • Stockbridge North [Henry County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Fayetteville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 29,904 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stockbridge North have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stockbridge North
    • McDonough [Henry County]
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      • McDonough [Henry County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Fayetteville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,582 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McDonough have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McDonough
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McDonough<7>
    • Pontevedra [Fulton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pontevedra
      • Pontevedra [Fulton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Fayetteville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 25,694 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pontevedra have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pontevedra
    • Union City [Fulton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union City
      • Union City [Fulton County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Fayetteville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,301 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Union City have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Union City<7>
    • Griffin [Spalding County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Griffin
      • Griffin [Spalding County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Fayetteville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,665 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Griffin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Griffin<7>
    • Foreston Place [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Foreston Place
      • Foreston Place [Fayette County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Fayetteville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 20,020 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Foreston Place have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Foreston Place

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.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Fayetteville was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1823.

We also found Fayetteville in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Fayetteville on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Georgia

About Fayette County

About Georgia

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/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Fayette, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Fayetteville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fayetteville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Fayetteville, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<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: 30214 & 30215.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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, 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 for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from FayettevilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fayetteville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4487, Longitude: -84.4551    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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