A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Fayetteville, North Carolina
Welcome to Fayetteville ...
The location of Fayetteville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Fayetteville has a population of 212,093 people<3> (see below for details).
Fayetteville was established in 1762.
The community of Fayetteville is 220 feet [67 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Fayetteville lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Fayetteville: (910)
Websites for Fayetteville ...
Official Website: www.cityoffayetteville.org/
Junior League: www.jlfay.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fayetteville had an population of 212,093 people. This is an increase of 5.75% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 75.26% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Fayetteville had a population of 200,564 people (which is 62.79% of the total population of Cumberland County). This makes Fayetteville the county's most populous community.
The population of Fayetteville represents 2.1% of the population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 6th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 200,564 people, the population of Fayetteville increased 65.73% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 121,015 people).
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, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana (2), Kansas, Missouri, New York, 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 66 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 in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Fayetteville on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Fayetteville on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Fayetteville: www.cityoffayetteville.org/
The official website for Cumberland County: www.co.cumberland.nc.us/
The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022