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Welcome to Fayette ...
The location of Fayette has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Fayette, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Fayette has a population of 2,680 people<3> (see below for details).
Fayette is 700 feet [213 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Fayette lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Fayette is located in the (660) area code.
The ZIP code for Fayette: 65248<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fayette had an population of 2,680 people. This is a decrease of 0.3% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.05% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Fayette had a population of 2,688 people (or 26.5% of the total population of Howard County). This makes Fayette the county's most populous community.
The population of Fayette represents 0.04% of the population of Missouri (which has 5,988,927 people), making it the state's 199th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,688 people, the population of Fayette decreased 3.76% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,793 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Fayette.
Communities Also Named Fayette ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 22 communities that are also named Fayette - they are located in Alabama, California, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan (2), Mississippi, New York, North Dakota, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania (2), Utah, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Fayette.
Communities near Fayette ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Fayette.
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 Fayette. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Fayette.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Fayette. 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 Fayette.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Fayette. Our list includes 20 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Fayette.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fayette ...
Looking for more information about Fayette? 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 Fayette, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Fayette.
Adding Fayette to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Fayette 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 Fayette was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Fayette on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1904.
For more details, see References and Mentions for Fayette.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Nov 2023