Place:Fayetteville, Cumberland, North Carolina, United States

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NameFayetteville
Alt namesCambelltownsource: Encyclopædia Britannica (1988) IV, 706
Campbelltonsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS37009799
Cross Creeksource: Encyclopædia Britannica (1988) IV, 706; USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS37009799
Lower Campbelltonsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS37009799
Upper Campbelltonsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS37009799
TypeCity
Coordinates35.067°N 78.917°W
Located inCumberland, North Carolina, United States     (1739 - )
Contained Places
Cemetery
Cross Creek Cemetery
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Fayetteville is a city in Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. It is the county seat of Cumberland County, and is best known as the home of Fort Bragg, a major U.S. Army installation northwest of the city.

Fayetteville has received the prestigious All-America City Award from the National Civic League three times. According to the 2011 United States Census estimate, the city has a population of 205,678. It currently ranks as the sixth-largest municipality in North Carolina. Fayetteville is in the Sandhills in the western part of the Coastal Plain region, on the Cape Fear River.

With an estimated population of 374,157, the Fayetteville metropolitan area is the largest in southeastern North Carolina, and the fifth-largest in the state. Suburban areas of metro Fayetteville include Fort Bragg, Hope Mills, Spring Lake, Raeford, Pope Field, Rockfish, Stedman, and Eastover. Fayetteville's current mayor is Nat Robertson, who is serving his first term.

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