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Fayetteville, Tennessee

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Welcome to Fayetteville ...

The city of Fayetteville is located in Lincoln County and is the County Seat for Lincoln County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Fayetteville has a population of 7,051 people<1> (see below for details).

Fayetteville is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Fayetteville lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you leave Fayetteville and travel east, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Fayetteville is located in the (931) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fayetteville had a population of 6,827 people (which is 20.46% of the total population of Lincoln County). This makes Fayetteville the county's most populous community.

The population of Fayetteville represents 0.11% of the total population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 77th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,827 people, the population of Fayetteville decreased 2.39% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 6,994 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Fayetteville had an population of 7,051 people. This is an increase of 3.28% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.81% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Fayetteville.

Communities near Fayetteville ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Fayetteville and not the distance if you are driving it.<3>.

Community   2016
Ardmore (AL)   [Map]   1,382   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Ardmore   [Map]   1,216   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Elkton   [Map]   542   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Flintville   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Garner Ford   [Map]   ---   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Gattistown   [Map]   ---   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Texas, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Fayetteville.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Fayetteville. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Fayetteville. Our list includes 22 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Fayetteville:

Websites for Fayetteville ...

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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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Fayetteville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Fayetteville.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Fayetteville. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Tennessee

About Lincoln County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Fayetteville:

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Fayetteville.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fayetteville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that begins in Fayetteville. 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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fayetteville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fayetteville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.1501, Longitude: -86.5627     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fayetteville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Fayetteville.