Fayetteville, Alabama

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Fayetteville, Alabama
Census-designated place
Fayetteville, Alabama is located in Alabama
Fayetteville, Alabama
Fayetteville, Alabama
Coordinates: 33°08′44″N 86°24′21″W / 33.14556°N 86.40583°W / 33.14556; -86.40583Coordinates: 33°08′44″N 86°24′21″W / 33.14556°N 86.40583°W / 33.14556; -86.40583
Country United States
State Alabama
County Talladega
 • Total 19.773 sq mi (51.21 km2)
 • Land 17.443 sq mi (45.18 km2)
 • Water 2.330 sq mi (6.03 km2)
Elevation 436 ft (133 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 1,284
 • Density 65/sq mi (25/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 256 & 938
GNIS feature ID 118227[3]

Fayetteville is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Talladega County, Alabama, United States. Its population was 1,284 as of the 2010 census.[2]

The following is found on a sign erected by the Alabama Historical Association:

"In 1814, Tennessee Troops joined Andrew Jackson's force which won the Creek Indian War. After Indian removal in 1836, these veterans brought their families here, named this community for their old home in Tennessee. Fayetteville Academy was built in 1850."