Fayette County , Iowa

Fayette County: County in Iowa, United States

Fayette County locator map
Location of Fayette County on Iowa map.

About

Fayette County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2010 census, the population was 20,880 and a population density of 11 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 19,258 inhabitants. Its county seat is West Union. The county was created 184 years ago in 1836.

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Geography

Fayette County is located at 42°51'45"N 91°50'40"W (42.8625900, -91.8443200). It has 3 neighbors: Bremer County, Buchanan County and Winneshiek County.

Fayette County map

The largest city of Fayette County is Oelwein with a population of 5,789. Other cities include, West Union population 2,270, Fayette population 1,378, Elgin population 620 and Clermont population 580. See all Fayette County cities & populated places.

Weather

Fayette County forecast: Sunny, with a high near 67. South wind 6 to 13 mph. more

Fayette County Quick Facts

Population : 19,258 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Iowa (United States)
Different from : Fayette County, Fayette County, Fayette County, Fayette County, Fayette County, Fayette County, Fayette County, Fayette County, Fayette County, Fayette County
Area : 1894 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.07%
Land as percent of area : 99.93%
Named for : Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette
Capital : West Union
Establishment : January 01, 1837
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 08:05:51 (18th October 2021)
Density : 10 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -8.42% (2010-2020)
Weather : 67℉ Sunny 7-days weather

Fayette County has 3 neighbours.

  • West Union

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Fayette County decreased by 8.42% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 20,880 - census
2011 20,976 0.46% estimation process
2012 20,774 -0.97% estimation process
2013 20,519 -1.24% estimation process
2014 20,290 -1.13% estimation process
2015 20,142 -0.73% estimation process
2016 19,858 -1.43% estimation process
2017 19,687 -0.87% estimation process
2018 19,679 -0.04% estimation process
2019 19,650 -0.15% estimation process
2020 19,258 -2.04% estimation process

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People born in Fayette County (2)

People born in Fayette County, including politician John W. Carr, botanist and botanical collector Carrie Harrison, you can see a list of people who born in Fayette County.

Other places with the same name (11)

Fayette County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Fayette County.

City Name Population Title
Oelwein 5,789 City in Fayette County, Iowa, United States of America
West Union 2,270 City in Iowa, United States
Fayette 1,378 City in and county seat of Fayette County, Alabama, United States
Elgin 620 City in Fayette County, Iowa, United States
Clermont 580 City in Iowa
Maynard 472 City in Fayette County, Iowa, United States of America
Hawkeye 399 City in Fayette County, Iowa, United States of America
Arlington 393 City in Fayette County, Iowa, United States
Waucoma 239 City in Fayette County, Iowa, United States
Wadena 235 City in Fayette County, Iowa, United States
Westgate 209 City in Fayette County, Iowa, United States of America
Saint Lucas 134 City in Fayette County, Iowa, United States of America
Randalia 60 City in Fayette County, Iowa, United States of America

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