Place:Fayette, Alabama, United States

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Fayette County is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama. Its name is in honor of the Marquis de Lafayette (or de la Fayette), who aided General George Washington in the American Revolutionary War. As of the 2010 census, the population was 17,241. Its county seat is Fayette.

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History

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Fayette County was established on December 20, 1824 during Lafayette's historic tour of the 24 United States

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Date Event Source
1824 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1827 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1830 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1854 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1866 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1870 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1884 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1830 3,547
1840 6,942
1850 9,681
1860 12,850
1870 7,136
1880 10,135
1890 12,823
1900 14,132
1910 16,248
1920 18,365
1930 18,443
1940 21,651
1950 19,388
1960 16,148
1970 16,252
1980 18,809
1990 17,962

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