Fayetteville Township, Washington County, Arkansas

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Township of Fayetteville
Fayetteville Township in Washington County, Arkansas (boundaries are identical to City of Fayetteville)
Fayetteville Township in Washington County, Arkansas (boundaries are identical to City of Fayetteville)
Coordinates: 36°04′23″N 94°9′55″W / 36.07306°N 94.16528°W / 36.07306; -94.16528Coordinates: 36°04′23″N 94°9′55″W / 36.07306°N 94.16528°W / 36.07306; -94.16528
Country United States
State Arkansas
CountyWashington
Area
 • Total44.5 sq mi (115 km2)
 • Land43.5 sq mi (113 km2)
 • Water1.1 sq mi (3 km2)  0%
Elevation
1,339 ft (408 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total58,047
 • Density1,337/sq mi (516/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)479
GNIS feature ID2406952
U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Fayetteville Township, Washington County, Arkansas

Fayetteville Township is one of thirty-seven townships in Washington County, Arkansas, USA.[1] The township had a population of 73,580 at the 2010 Census. The township contains the City of Fayetteville in its entirety, as the township and the city have identical boundaries.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, Fayetteville Township covers an area of 44.5 square miles (115 km2), with 43.4 square miles (112 km2) land and the remaining 1.1 square miles (2.8 km2) water.[1] The boundaries of Fayetteville Township are identical to the City of Fayetteville, which has taken from its neighboring township many times. As a result of the expansion of Fayetteville, the boundaries have become gerrymandered and follow the major routes as they leave town.

Neighborhoods[edit]

Evergreen Cemetery is located near the University of Arkansas in the central part of Fayetteville.

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains eleven cemeteries:

  • Stearns Cemetery
  • Tharp Cemetery
  • Walker Cemetery
U.S. Route 71 is concurrent with Interstate 49 throughout Fayetteville Township, serving as the only freeway in the township.

Major routes[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Township of Fayetteville, Washington County, Arkansas." U.S. Census Bureau. Breakdown. Retrieved July 18, 2010.

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