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Overview

Introduction to Fayetteville, Georgia

Fayetteville, Georgia, in Fayette county, is 21 miles S of Atlanta, Georgia. The city is in the Atlanta area.

Fayetteville History

Fayetteville was established on March 28, 1823. It became the county seat of Fayette County, which was formed in 1821. Both the city and the county were named after a French nobleman, Marquis De Lafayette. During the Revolutionary War, he aided George Washington. A jail was built in the city in 1824. The construction of the courthouse began in 1825 and was completed in 1831. In 1889, Captain William P. Redwine became the first elected mayor of the city.

Fayetteville and nearby Attractions

  • Holliday - Dorsey - Fife Museum
  • Panola Mountain State Park
  • North Fayette United Methodist Church
  • Zoo Atlanta
  • Georgia Aquarium
  • Six Flags Over Georgia

Things To Do In Fayetteville

You can enjoy shopping at the Hudson Plaza Shopping Center, the Banks Crossing Shopping Center and Fayette Eightyfive Shopping Center.

Fayetteville Transportation

Flights are available from Atlanta International Airport.

Fayetteville Higher Education

Higher educational facilities are provided by Clayton College and State University, Clark Atlanta University, Atlanta Technical College and other colleges and universities.

Demographics

People

Total Population16,780
Male Share of the Population44.1%
Female Share of the Population55.9%
Senior Citizens17.4%
Employed Population 16+7,405
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married51.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher40.2%
Median Earnings25+$42,352
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$24,917
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,250

Wealth

Median Family Income$84,063
% Above Poverty Level90.8%
% Below Poverty Level9.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time36 minutes
% Working from Home4.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.5%
% Using Public Transportation1%

Housing

People Living Alone30.1%
Median Gross Rent$1,064
Median House Value$183,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)39.8%
Irish11.2%
English10.2%
German9.7%
African3.5%
Italian3.4%
Scottish2%
West Indian1.7%
Polish1.5%
French Except Basque1.2%
Welsh0.8%
Norwegian0.7%
Romanian0.7%
Bahamian0.5%
Swedish0.5%
Finnish0.4%
Ethiopian0.3%
British0.3%
Trinidad Tobago0.3%
Greek0.3%
Turkish0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Sierra Leone0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Dutch0.2%
Czech0.2%
Jamaican0.2%
Haitian0.2%
Arab0.1%
Barbadian0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Macedonian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Ugandan0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
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Fayetteville Almanac

CategoryValue
County Fayette County
Standard Zip Codes30215, 30214
Company Zip Codes30270
Phone Area Codes678,770
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude33.44
Approximate Longitude-84.46

Fayetteville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationATLANTA HARTSFIELD AP
Distance12.8 miles
Jan Temp34 to 52 F
Apr Temp50 to 73 F
Jul Temp71 to 89 F
Oct Temp53 to 73 F
Annual Precip50.2 inches
StationEXPERIMENT
Distance16 miles
Jan Temp32 to 53 F
Apr Temp48 to 73 F
Jul Temp68 to 90 F
Oct Temp49 to 75 F
Annual Precip50.8 inches
StationCOVINGTON
Distance32.8 miles
Jan Temp31 to 52 F
Apr Temp48 to 74 F
Jul Temp68 to 91 F
Oct Temp49 to 74 F
Annual Precip49.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Jonesboro4,671$36,875
Lovejoy6,252$38,058
Peachtree City34,988$107,437
Riverdale15,812$42,849
Tyrone7,121$107,250
Woolsey178$88,750

Fayetteville Hospitals

Piedmont Fayette Hospital
1255 Highway 54 West
(770) 719-7071

Fayetteville Public Schools

Fayette County High School
1 Tiger Trl
ZIP: 30214
(770) 460-3540
High
Total Enrollment 1369
Fayetteville Elementary School
490 Hood Ave
ZIP: 30214
(770) 460-3560
Primary
Total Enrollment 494
North Fayette Elementary School
609 Kenwood Rd
ZIP: 30214
(770) 460-3570
Primary
Total Enrollment 586
Bennett's Mill Middle School
210 Lester Rd
ZIP: 30215
(770) 716-3982
Middle
Total Enrollment 986
Cleveland Elementary School
190 Lester Rd
ZIP: 30215
(770) 716-3905
Primary
Total Enrollment 529
Inman Elementary
677 Inman Rd
ZIP: 30215
(770) 460-3565
Primary
Total Enrollment 559
Peeples Elementary School
153 Panther Path
ZIP: 30215
(770) 486-2734
Primary
Total Enrollment 635
Rising Starr Middle School
183 Panther Path
ZIP: 30215
(770) 486-2721
Middle
Total Enrollment 956
River's Edge Elementary School
205 Northbridge Rd
ZIP: 30215
(770) 460-2340
Primary
Total Enrollment 610
Sara Harp Minter Elementary School
1650 Highway 85 S
ZIP: 30215
(770) 716-3910
Primary
Total Enrollment 744
Spring Hill Elementary School
100 Bradford Sq
ZIP: 30215
(770) 460-3432
Primary
Total Enrollment 696
Starrs Mill High School
193 Panther Path
ZIP: 30215
(770) 486-2710
High
Total Enrollment 1420
Whitewater High School
100 Wildcat Way
ZIP: 30215
(770) 460-3935
High
Total Enrollment 1444
Whitewater Middle School
1533 Highway 85 S
ZIP: 30215
(770) 460-3450
Middle
Total Enrollment 938

Fayetteville Private Schools

Counterpane School
839 Highway 314
ZIP: 30214
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 81
Fayette Christian School
152 Longview Rd
ZIP: 30214
Elementary
Total Enrollment 38
Fayette Montessori School
190 Weatherly Dr
ZIP: 30214
Elementary
Total Enrollment 40
Grace Christian Academy
355 Mcdonough Rd
ZIP: 30214
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 191
Our Lady Of Mercy Catholic High School
861 Evander Holyfield Hwy
ZIP: 30214
Secondary
Total Enrollment 357
Solid Rock Academy
106 Commerce St
ZIP: 30214
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 129
The Joseph Sams School
280 Brandywine Blvd
ZIP: 30214
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 75
The Lighthouse Program
116 Peachtree Ct
ZIP: 30215
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 43
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