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The city of Fayetteville is located

Fayetteville is located in Fayette County<1>.

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

While we don't have a date for the founding of Fayetteville, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1850.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Fayetteville has a population of 256 people<3> (see below for details).

The community of Fayetteville is 400 feet [122 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Fayetteville: (979)

The ZIP code for Fayetteville: 78940<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fayetteville had an population of 256 people. This is a decrease of 0.78% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.92% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fayetteville had a population of 258 people. This makes Fayetteville the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 258 people, the population of Fayetteville decreased 1.15% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 261 people).

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

Communities Also Named Fayetteville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we 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), Tennessee, 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.

  • La Grange
  • Columbus
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Columbus
    • Columbus lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Fayetteville.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,699 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbus
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbus<7>
  • Weimar
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weimar
    • Weimar lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Fayetteville.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,230 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weimar
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weimar<7>
  • Industry
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Industry
    • Industry lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Fayetteville.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 326 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Industry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Industry
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Industry<7>
  • Burton
  • Carmine
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carmine
    • Carmine lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Fayetteville.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 254 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carmine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carmine
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carmine<7>
  • Round Top
  • Ellinger
  • Pisek ‑ Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pisek
    • Pisek was located 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the east of Fayetteville.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pisek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Roznov
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roznov
    • Roznov lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the north of Fayetteville.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roznov

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.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Fayetteville was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8>

From that list, the Fayetteville post office opened in 1850.

We also found Fayetteville in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Fayetteville.

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 Fayette County:

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Fayette, 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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Fayetteville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fayetteville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Fayetteville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Fayetteville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Fayetteville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: 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: 29.9061, Longitude: -96.6744       In this case, the coordinates for Fayetteville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:




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