Fayette Howard County, Missouri

Fayette: City in Howard County, Missouri


Fayette is a city located in the county of Howard in the U.S. state of Missouri. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,688 and a population density of 461 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 2,682 inhabitants.

The city was created 198 years ago in 1822.

Fayette Quick Facts

Population : 2,682 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Missouri (United States)
County : Howard County
Postal code : 65248
Phone Area Codes : 660
Area : 5.84 km2
Named for : Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette
Altitude : 699 feet / 213 meters
Capital city : Fayette is capital of Howard County
Establishment : January 01, 1823 (198 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 01:28:49 (8th December 2021)
Density : 460 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.22% (2010-2020)
Weather : 27℉ Partly Cloudy 7-days weather
Fayette locator map
Location of Fayette on Missouri map.
Fayette  Missouri - Town Square 7-16-2011 image
Fayette Missouri - Town Square 7-16-2011
Fayette  Missouri - Town Square 7-16-2011 image


Fayette is located at 39°8'45"N 92°41'2"W (39.1458700, -92.6837900).

Fayette map


Fayette forecast: Partly cloudy, with a low around 27. Southwest wind 2 to 6 mph. more


According to census records, the population of Fayette decreased by 0.22% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,688 - census
2011 2,704 0.59% estimation process
2012 2,717 0.48% estimation process
2013 2,724 0.26% estimation process
2014 2,697 -1% estimation process
2015 2,696 -0.04% estimation process
2016 2,684 -0.45% estimation process
2017 2,699 0.56% estimation process
2018 2,702 0.11% estimation process
2019 2,689 -0.48% estimation process
2020 2,682 -0.26% estimation process

Fayette zip code is 65248. County name: Howard, County fips: 29089

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Local Places in Fayette

People born in Fayette (16)

People born in Fayette, including politician Joseph C. Hendrix, Confederate Army general and politician John Bullock Clark, Jr., 2nd Governor of Samoa, US Navy Rear Admiral Uriel Sebree, you can see a list of people who born in Fayette.

  • Samuel C. Major (American politician) he was born in 02/07/1869
  • Henry Smith Pritchett (American astronomer) he was born in 16/04/1857
  • Elsie Ward (American sculptor) she was born in 01/01/1872
  • Ethelbert Talbot (Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church in the United States) he was born in 09/10/1848
  • Fred Walden (American baseball player) he was born in 25/06/1890
  • Randy Asbury (American politician) he was born in 04/10/1958
  • Roger Medearis (American artist (1920-2001)) he was born in 06/03/1920
  • Talbot Smith (United States federal judge) he was born in 11/10/1899
  • James Patrick Major (United States Army officer) he was born in 14/05/1836
  • Abiel Leonard (Bishop of Utah) he was born in 26/06/1848
  • Monte Crews (American artist, illustrator and cartoonist) he was born in 01/06/1888
  • Paul P. Prosser (American politician) he was born in 07/11/1880
  • Samuel Major Gardenhire (American novelist) he was born in 01/01/1855

Schools in Fayette

College & universities near Fayette, MO

Code Name City ZIP
445267 Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies Fayette (MO) 65248-1198
176947 Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Fayette (MO) 65248-1198
178448 Moberly Area Community College Moberly (MO) 65270-1304
176910 Central Christian College of the Bible Moberly (MO) 65270-1997
177065 Columbia College Columbia (MO) 65216

Stations (5)

Amtrak & bus stations near Fayette, MO

Code Name Address Type
SED Sedalia 100 block of Main Street, through parking lot RAIL
JEF Jefferson City 101 Jefferson Street RAIL
LAP La Plata 535 N. Owensby St. RAIL
WAR Warrensburg 100 South Holden St. RAIL
HEM Hermann Wharf & Gutenberg Sts. RAIL

Post offices near Fayette

Post Office Name City ZIP
Fay Post Office Fayette (MO) 65248
Armstrong Post Office Armstrong (MO) 65230
New Franklin Post Office New Franklin (MO) 65274
Franklin Post Office Franklin (MO) 65250
Glasgow Post Office Glasgow (MO) 65254

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  • Fayette , Alabama city in Howard County, Missouri with a population of 4,249 people.
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  • Fayette , Pennsylvania city in and county seat of Fayette County, Alabama, United States with a population of 3,560 people.
  • Fayette , Indiana unincorporated community in Boone County, Indiana with a population of 2,575 people.
  • Fayette , Mississippi city in and county seat of Jefferson County, Mississippi with a population of 1,432 people.
  • Fayette , Iowa city in and county seat of Fayette County, Alabama, United States with a population of 1,378 people.
  • Fayette , Ohio village in Fulton County, Ohio with a population of 1,232 people.
  • Fayette , Maine town in Maine with a population of 1,172 people.
  • Fayette , Michigan township of Michigan in Delta County with a population of 1,049 people.
  • Fayette , Wisconsin civil town in Lafayette County, Wisconsin with a population of 404 people.
  • Fayette , Utah town in Sanpete County, Utah, United States with a population of 266 people.
  • Fayette , Illinois county in Illinois, United States with a population of 251 people.

Other cities in Howard County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Howard County , MO.

City Name Population Title
Glasgow 1,084 Town in Missouri
New Franklin 1,057 City in Howard County, Missouri, United States
Armstrong 276 City in Howard County, Missouri
Franklin 93 City in Howard County, Missouri, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Fayette distances to largest Missouri cities