Fayette County , West Virginia

Fayette County: County in West Virginia, United States

Fayette County locator map
Location of Fayette County on West Virginia map.

About

Fayette County is a county located in the U.S. state of West Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 46,039 and a population density of 27 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 42,062 inhabitants. Its county seat is Fayetteville. The county was created 190 years ago in 1831.

FayetteCtyCourthouse FayettevilleWV image
FayetteCtyCourthouse FayettevilleWV
FayetteCtyCourthouse FayettevilleWV image

Geography

Fayette County is located at 38°1'44"N 81°4'52"W (38.0287800, -81.0811900). It has 5 neighbors: Greenbrier County, Kanawha County, Nicholas County, Raleigh County and Summers County.

Fayette County map

The largest city of Fayette County is Oak Hill with a population of 8,140. Other cities include, Fayette population 4,619, Salem population 1,511, Mount Hope population 1,377 and Smithers population 726. See all Fayette County cities & populated places.

Fayette County Quick Facts

Population : 42,062 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : West Virginia (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 : 1731 km2
Water as percent of area : 1%
Land as percent of area : 99%
Named for : Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette
Capital : Fayetteville
Establishment : February 02, 1831
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 07:12:03 (23rd October 2021)
Density : 24 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -9.46% (2010-2020)

Fayette County has 5 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Fayette County decreased by 9.46% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 46,039 - census
2011 45,921 -0.26% estimation process
2012 45,861 -0.13% estimation process
2013 45,557 -0.67% estimation process
2014 45,159 -0.88% estimation process
2015 44,707 -1.01% estimation process
2016 44,179 -1.2% estimation process
2017 43,607 -1.31% estimation process
2018 42,982 -1.45% estimation process
2019 42,406 -1.36% estimation process
2020 42,062 -0.82% estimation process

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People born in Fayette County (5)

People born in Fayette County, including cinematographer from the United States J. Roy Hunt, football player and coach George Cafego, Major League Baseball player Hal Rice, you can see a list of people who born in Fayette County.

  • Stanley Bender (United States Army Medal of Honor recipient) he was born in 31/10/1909
  • John C. Buckley (Union Army Medal of Honor recipient) he was born in 01/04/1842

Other places with the same name (11)

Fayette County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Oak Hill 8,140 City in West Virginia
Fayette 4,619 City in and county seat of Fayette County, Alabama, United States
Fayetteville 2,684 Town in and the county seat of Fayette County, West Virginia
Salem 1,511 City in West Virginia
Mount Hope 1,377 City in West Virginia
Ansted 1,300 Town in Fayette County, West Virginia
Smithers 726 Human settlement in West Virginia, United States of America
Powellton 619 Census-designated place in Fayette County, West Virginia
Gauley Bridge 545 Human settlement in Fayette County, West Virginia, United States of America
Pine Grove 472 Unincorporated community in Fayette County, West Virginia
Meadow Bridge 344 Human settlement in Fayette County, West Virginia, United States of America
Pax 150 Human settlement in Fayette County, West Virginia, United States of America

West Virginia Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Kanawha County 176,253 County in West Virginia, United States
Berkeley County 122,125 County in West Virginia, United States of America
Monongalia County 106,819 County in West Virginia, United States
Cabell County 91,589 County in West Virginia, United States
Wood County 82,938 County in West Virginia, United States
Raleigh County 72,920 County in West Virginia, United States
Harrison County 66,870 County in West Virginia, United States
Mercer County 58,258 County in West Virginia, United States
Jefferson County 57,486 County in West Virginia, United States
Putnam County 56,428 County in West Virginia, United States
Marion County 55,962 County in West Virginia, United States
Charleston 45,879 Capital city of West Virginia, United States
Huntington 44,934 City in Cabell County, West Virginia, United States
Ohio County 41,182 County in West Virginia, United States
Wayne County 39,054 County in West Virginia, United States
Greenbrier County 34,319 County in West Virginia, United States