Place:Fayette, Georgia, United States

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Fayette County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 106,567. The county seat is Fayetteville.

This county is included in the Atlanta Metropolitan Area (Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia Metropolitan Statistical Area).

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History

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Fayette County was created on May 15, 1821. It was named for the Marquis de Lafayette, French hero of the American Revolutionary War.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1812 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1823 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1823 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1823 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1823 Probate 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
1880 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1830 5,504
1840 6,191
1850 8,709
1860 7,047
1870 8,221
1880 8,605
1890 8,728
1900 10,114
1910 10,966
1920 11,396
1930 8,665
1940 8,170
1950 7,978
1960 8,199
1970 11,364
1980 29,043
1990 62,415

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External links

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