Fayetteville, North Carolina

city in Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States

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.

Fayetteville, North Carolina
City of Fayetteville
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; -78.87806
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Carolina
 • TypeCouncil-Manager
 • MayorMitch Colvin (D)
 • City ManagerDoug Hewett
 • City147.7 sq mi (382.6 km2)
 • Land145.9 sq mi (377.8 km2)
 • Water1.9 sq mi (4.8 km2)
263 ft (80 m)
 • City200,564 US: 110th
 • Estimate 
 • Metro
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
28301, 28302, 28303, 28304, 28305, 28306, 28307 (Fort Bragg), 28308 (Pope AAF), 28309, 28310 (Fort Bragg), 28311, 28312, 28314,28387,28374
Area code910
FIPS code37-22920[1]
GNIS feature ID1020226[2]
WebsiteOfficial website

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

  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.