Fayetteville, North Carolina

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
City of Fayetteville
Fayetteville Amtrak-ACL Station; Hay & Winslow.JPG
Nickname(s): 
All-America City, Fayettenam, 2-6, The Ville
Location in Cumberland County and the state of North Carolina.
Location in Cumberland County and the state of North Carolina.
Coordinates: 35°3′9″N 78°52′41″W / 35.05250°N 78.87806°W / 35.05250; -78.87806Coordinates: 35°3′9″N 78°52′41″W / 35.05250°N 78.87806°W / 35.05250; -78.87806
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Carolina
CountyCumberland
Settled1783
Government
 • TypeCouncil-Manager
 • MayorMitch Colvin (D)
 • City ManagerDoug Hewett
Area
 • City147.7 sq mi (382.6 km2)
 • Land145.9 sq mi (377.8 km2)
 • Water1.9 sq mi (4.8 km2)
Elevation
263 ft (80 m)
Population
 • City200,564 US: 110th
 • Estimate 
(2016)
204,759
 • Metro
377,193
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
28301, 28302, 28303, 28304, 28305, 28306, 28307 (Fort Bragg), 28308 (Pope AAF), 28309, 28310 (Fort Bragg), 28311, 28312, 28314,28387,28374
Area code(s)910
FIPS code37-22920[1]
GNIS feature ID1020226[2]
WebsiteOfficial website

Fayetteville is a large city in southeast North Carolina. In 2013, 204,408 people lived there. It has grown a lot in the past few decades.

The city was settled around 1762.

Fort Bragg is an army base north of Fayetteville. It provides over 15,000 jobs to people in Fayetteville.

Fayetteville State University, Carolina College of Biblical Studies, and Methodist University are in Fayetteville.

References[change | change source]

  1. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.