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Fayetteville, Georgia, is a small conservative town about 20 miles south of Atlanta. It is the county seat of Fayette County, and its population is 11,248 (2000).

Fayette County is named after the Marquis de LaFayette, who fought alongside George Washington in the Revolutionary War. The county was formed from land ceded from the Creek Indian Nation.

Fayetteville was founded in 1823. The courthouse is the oldest one in Georgia, founded in 1825.

Fayetteville Facts:

As of the census of 2000, there are 11,148 people, 4,338 households, and 2,967 families residing in the city. The population density is 435.2/km? (1,126.7/mi?). There are 4,572 housing units at an average density of 178.5/km? (462.1/mi?). The racial makeup of the city is 80.44% White, 13.97% African American, 0.22% Native American, 3.33% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.95% from other races, and 1.09% from two or more races. 2.78% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

<a href="http://www.fayetteville-ga-us.org/">Click here</a> for city website.

  • Last visit to Fayetteville: Feb 2004
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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