Overview

Introduction to Fayetteville, Tennessee

Fayetteville, Tennessee, in Lincoln county, is 29 miles N of Huntsville, Alabama and 71 miles S of Nashville, Tennessee.

Fayetteville History

The city of Fayetteville was founded in 1809. It is named in honor of Marquis de Lafayette, a French general who aided the Americans during the revolution. It is also the county seat of Lincoln County.

Fayetteville and nearby Attractions

  • Lincoln County Museum
  • Henry Horton State Park
  • Tims Ford State Park
  • Tennessee Walking Horse Museum
  • Huntsville Museum of Art

Things To Do In Fayetteville

Fayetteville offers a wide variety of opportunities for recreation. One can visit the Hands on Science Center for an educational and recreational outing. The Tims Ford State Park and the Henry Horton State Park are nearby as well. The Lincoln County Museum provides insight into the history of this area. Local celebrations include the Lincoln County Fair and the Fayetteville Host of Christmas Past.

Fayetteville Transportation

Huntsville International is the nearest major airport.

Fayetteville Higher Education

Higher studies can be pursued at Motlow State Community College, Alabama A&M University, the University of Alabama Huntsville and Columbia State Community College.

Demographics

People

Total Population6,976
Male Share of the Population45.2%
Female Share of the Population54.8%
Senior Citizens24.4%
Employed Population 16+2,611
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married34.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher17.3%
Median Earnings25+$25,565
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$17,005

Wealth

Median Family Income$43,992
% Above Poverty Level69.1%
% Below Poverty Level30.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home1%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone41%
Median Gross Rent$652
Median House Value$101,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)38.1%
Irish11%
English8.8%
German7.4%
Scottish1.3%
French Except Basque1.2%
Polish1.1%
Italian0.9%
Austrian0.6%
Swiss0.5%
Danishn0.3%
African0.2%
Dutch0.2%
Romanian0.2%
Haitian0.1%
West Indian0.1%
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Fayetteville Almanac

CategoryValue
County Lincoln County
Standard Zip Codes37334
Phone Area Codes931
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude35.14
Approximate Longitude-86.56

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)

StationFAYETTEVILLE WATER PLANT
Distance2.1 miles
Jan Temp29 to 49 F
Apr Temp44 to 72 F
Jul Temp66 to 90 F
Oct Temp45 to 73 F
Annual Precip56.3 inches
StationSHELBYVILLE WATER DEPT
Distance24.6 miles
Jan Temp27 to 48 F
Apr Temp45 to 71 F
Jul Temp67 to 89 F
Oct Temp46 to 73 F
Annual Precip57.1 inches
StationPULASKI WATER PLANT
Distance27.2 miles
Jan Temp26 to 48 F
Apr Temp46 to 71 F
Jul Temp68 to 89 F
Oct Temp46 to 73 F
Annual Precip56.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Ardmore1,295$45,278
Cornersville1,266$50,913
Elkton458$54,306
Huntland693$56,477
Petersburg722$45,000

Fayetteville Public Libraries

Fayetteville-lincoln County Public Library
306 ELK AVENUE NORTH
Fayetteville, Tennessee
(931) 433-3286

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Fayetteville Hospitals

Lincoln Medical Center
(Government - Local)
106 Medical Center Blvd
(931) 438-1100

Fayetteville Public Schools

Fayetteville High School
1800 Wilson Pw
ZIP: 37334
(931) 433-3158
High
Total Enrollment 318
Fayetteville Middle School
1800 A Wilson Pw
ZIP: 37334
(931) 438-2533
Middle
Total Enrollment 432
Highland Rim Elementary
111 Highland Rim Rd
ZIP: 37334
(931) 433-4197
Primary
Total Enrollment 706
Lincoln County High School
1233 Huntsville Hw
ZIP: 37334
(931) 433-6505
High
Total Enrollment 939
Lincoln County Ninth Grade Academy
900 South Main St
ZIP: 37334
(931) 433-6156
Other
Total Enrollment 347
Ralph Askins School
901 Shady La
ZIP: 37334
(931) 433-5311
Primary
Total Enrollment 799
South Lincoln Elementary
362 Smith Mill Rd
ZIP: 37334
(931) 937-7385
Primary
Total Enrollment 675
Stone Bridge Academy
1107 Hedgemont Av
ZIP: 37334
(931) 433-3939
Primary
Total Enrollment 84

Fayetteville Private Schools

Riverside Christian Academy
116 Riverside Ln
ZIP: 37334
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 350
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