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Welcome to Fayetteville ...

Fayetteville is located in Franklin County<1>.

The location of Fayetteville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Fayetteville is 810 feet [247 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Fayetteville lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Fayetteville lies within the (717) area code.

Communities Also Named Fayetteville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Pennsylvania communities named Fayetteville: This one is located in Franklin County and the other is located in Allegheny County.

Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 17 communities that are also named Fayetteville - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana (2), Kansas, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, 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.

  • Chambersburg [Franklin County]
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    • Chambersburg [Franklin County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Fayetteville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,231 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chambersburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chambersburg<5>
  • Waynesboro [Franklin County]
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    • Waynesboro [Franklin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Fayetteville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,906 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waynesboro<5>
  • Gettysburg [Adams County]
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    • Gettysburg [Adams County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Fayetteville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,708 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gettysburg<5>
  • Shippensburg [Cumberland County]
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    • Shippensburg [Cumberland County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Fayetteville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,682 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shippensburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shippensburg<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Greencastle [Franklin County]
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      • Greencastle [Franklin County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Fayetteville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,989 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greencastle<5>
    • Carroll Valley [Adams County]
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      • Carroll Valley [Adams County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Fayetteville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,930 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carroll Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carroll Valley<5>
    • Emmitsburg [Frederick County]
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      • Emmitsburg [Frederick County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Fayetteville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,270 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Emmitsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emmitsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Emmitsburg<5>
    • Smithsburg [Washington County]
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      • Smithsburg [Washington County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Fayetteville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,969 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smithsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smithsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smithsburg<5>
    • Mont Alto [Franklin County]
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      • Mont Alto [Franklin County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Fayetteville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,729 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mont Alto have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mont Alto
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mont Alto<5>
    • Mercersburg [Franklin County]
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      • Mercersburg [Franklin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Fayetteville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,527 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mercersburg<5>

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. 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 Pennsylvania (1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Fayetteville. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Franklin County: www.co.franklin.pa.us/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Franklin, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fayetteville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' 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 (or directions), 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: 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: 39.9112, Longitude: -77.5500       In this case, the coordinates for Fayetteville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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