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Welcome to Fayette ...

The town of Fayette is located in Sanpete County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Fayette has a population of 263 people<2> (see below for details).

Fayette was established in 1861.

The town of Fayette was previously named Warm Creek. Going back to its beginning, The community of Fayette was originally named Warm Creek. For more information about the names of Fayette, see The Names of Fayette on our Genealogy Page.

Fayette is 5,060 feet [1,542 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Fayette is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Fayette lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Fayette is within the boundaries of the (435) area code.

The ZIP code for Fayette: 84630<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fayette had an population of 263 people. This is an increase of 8.68% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 28.92% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fayette had a population of 242 people. This makes Fayette the county's 13th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 242 people, the population of Fayette increased 18.63% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 204 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 map where we found it was on a .

We also found Fayette mentioned in the book Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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), Mississippi, Missouri, New York, North Dakota, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania (2), 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.

  • Ephraim [Sanpete County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ephraim
    • Ephraim [Sanpete County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Fayette
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,308 people
    • Former names for Ephraim:
    • Cottonwood
    • Fort Ephraim
    • Pine Creek
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ephraim
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ephraim<6>
  • Manti [Sanpete County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manti
    • Manti [Sanpete County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Fayette
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,738 people
    • Former name for Manti:
    • Copenhagen
    • Manti has also been known as:
    • Manti City
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manti
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manti<6>
  • Gunnison [Sanpete County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gunnison
    • Gunnison [Sanpete County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the south of Fayette
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,585 people
    • Former name for Gunnison:
    • Hog Wallow
    • Gunnison has also been known as:
    • Gunnison City
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gunnison
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gunnison<6>
  • Salina [Sevier County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salina
    • Salina [Sevier County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Fayette
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,612 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salina
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salina<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Centerfield [Sanpete County]
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      • Centerfield [Sanpete County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Fayette
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,495 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centerfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centerfield<6>
    • Redmond [Sevier County]
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      • Redmond [Sevier County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Fayette
      • Estimated population in 2019: 747 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Redmond have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Redmond
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Redmond<6>
    • Mayfield [Sanpete County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mayfield
      • Mayfield [Sanpete County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Fayette
      • Estimated population in 2019: 552 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mayfield have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former names for Mayfield:
      • Arrapene
      • Cobblehaven
      • Frog Hollow
      • New London
      • Order
      • Skinny
      • Skunk
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mayfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mayfield<6>
    • Scipio [Millard County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scipio
      • Scipio [Millard County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Fayette
      • Estimated population in 2019: 332 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scipio
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scipio<6>
    • Sterling [Sanpete County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sterling
      • Sterling [Sanpete County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Fayette
      • Estimated population in 2019: 320 people
      • Former names for Sterling:
      • Buncetown
      • Bunceville
      • Leesburg
      • Pettytown
      • Pettyville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sterling
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sterling<6>
    • Fort Gunnison [Sanpete County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Gunnison
      • Fort Gunnison [Sanpete County] was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Fayette
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Fort Gunnison. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<8>

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. 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.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Utah: https://www.utah.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Utah's counties, including Sanpete, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Fayette.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fayette - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 town (such as Fayette). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Fayette or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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- Fayette) 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 Fayette. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fayette

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fayette. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2254, Longitude: -111.8548    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.
<8>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.






















 

 

 

 

 


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