Fayetteville, North Carolina

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Fayetteville
City
City of Fayetteville
Nickname(s): "All-America City"
Fayetteville, North Carolina is located in North Carolina
Fayetteville
Location within the state of North Carolina
Coordinates: 35°3′N 78°52′W / 35.05°N 78.867°W / 35.05; -78.867Coordinates: 35°3′N 78°52′W / 35.05°N 78.867°W / 35.05; -78.867
Country United States of America
State North Carolina
Counties Cumberland
Government
 • Mayor Nat Robertson (R)
Area
 • Total 60.0[1] sq mi (155 km2)
 • Land 58.8 sq mi (152 km2)
 • Water 1.2 sq mi (3.1 km2)
Elevation 263 ft (80 m)
Population (Census 2010)
 • Total 200,564[1]
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 910

Fayetteville is a large city in southeast North Carolina. In 2013, 204,408 people lived there.[1] 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. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Fayetteville (city), North Carolina". U.S. Census Bureau. 08 July 2014. http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/37/3722920.html. Retrieved 30 July 2014.