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Welcome to Fayette ...
The location of Fayette has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Fayette has a population of 1,436 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Fayette.
Fayette is 270 feet [82 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Fayette lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Fayette: (601) & (769)<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fayette had an population of 1,436 people. This is a decrease of 11.03% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 35.95% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Fayette had a population of 1,614 people (which is 20.89% of the total population of Jefferson County). This makes Fayette the county's most populous community.
The population of Fayette represents 0.05% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 127th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,614 people, the population of Fayette decreased 28.01% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,242 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Fayette.
Adding Fayette to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
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.
In addition, we also found mention of Fayette elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Fayette on a Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Fayette on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Fayette ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have 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), Missouri, 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 12 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.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 04 Mar 2021