Fayetteville, North Carolina

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
City
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
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Cumberland
Settled 1783
Government
 • Type Council-Manager
 • Mayor Mitch Colvin (D)
 • City Manager Doug Hewett
Area
 • City 147.7 sq mi (382.6 km2)
 • Land 145.9 sq mi (377.8 km2)
 • Water 1.9 sq mi (4.8 km2)
Elevation 263 ft (80 m)
Population (2010)
 • City 200,564 US: 110th
 • Estimate (2016) 204,759
 • Metro 377,193
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
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 code 37-22920[1]
GNIS feature ID 1020226[2]
Website Official 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.