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Welcome to Fayetteville ...

The town of Fayetteville is located in Fayette County and is the County Seat for Fayette County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Fayetteville has a population of 2,772 people<1> (see below for details).

Fayetteville is 1,750 feet [533 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Fayetteville: (304) & (681)<3>

The ZIP code for Fayetteville: 25840<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fayetteville had a population of 2,892 people (which is 6.28% of the total population of Fayette County). This makes Fayetteville the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Fayetteville represents 0.16% of the total population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 45th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,892 people, the population of Fayetteville increased 5.01% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,754 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Fayetteville had an population of 2,772 people. This is a decrease of 4.15% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.65% 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. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Fayetteville and not the distance if you are driving it.<5>.

Community   2017
Ansted   [Map]   1,353   N   5 miles [8 km]
Beckley   [Map]   16,404   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Gauley Bridge   [Map]   570   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Meadow Bridge   [Map]   352   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Montgomery   [Map]   1,549   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Mount Hope   [Map]   1,310   S   11 miles [17.7 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), Tennessee, Texas 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 11 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 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 about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Fayetteville.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be 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.

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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>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<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 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).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting from Fayetteville. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 Fayetteville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fayetteville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0533, Longitude: -81.1044     [Map].

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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