Fayetteville, Alabama

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Fayetteville, Alabama
Location of Fayetteville in Talladega County, Alabama.
Location of Fayetteville in Talladega County, Alabama.
Fayetteville, Alabama is located in Alabama
Fayetteville, Alabama
Fayetteville, Alabama
Location of Fayetteville in Talladega County, 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
CountryUnited States
StateAlabama
CountyTalladega
Area
 • Total19.77 sq mi (51.21 km2)
 • Land17.44 sq mi (45.18 km2)
 • Water2.33 sq mi (6.03 km2)
Elevation
436 ft (133 m)
Population
 • Total4,619
 • Estimate 
(2016)[3]
N/A
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)256 & 938
GNIS feature ID118227[4]

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."

In the 1920s high school was built in the Fayetteville community called Fayetteville High School.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 17, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2011-05-14.
  3. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  4. ^ "Fayetteville". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.