Fayetteville, Fayette County, West Virginia

Fayetteville: Town in and the county seat of Fayette County, West Virginia


Fayetteville is a town located in the county of Fayette in the U.S. state of West Virginia. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,892 and a population density of 201 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 2,684 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Fayetteville

Population : 2,684 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : West Virginia (United States)
County : Fayette County
Postal code : 25840
Phone Area Codes : 304
Area : 14.41 km2
Named for : Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette
Altitude : 1,818 feet / 554, 554 meters
Capital city : Fayetteville is capital of Fayette County
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 11:44:39 (5th February 2023)
Density : 186 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -7.75% (2010-2020)
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Location of Fayetteville on West Virginia map.
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Fayetteville is located at 38°3'10"N 81°6'14"W (38.0528900, -81.1039900).

Fayetteville map


According to census records, the population of Fayetteville decreased by 7.75% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
1900 413 -
2010 2,892 85.72% census
2011 2,950 1.97% estimation process
2012 2,948 -0.07% estimation process
2013 2,931 -0.58% estimation process
2014 2,909 -0.76% estimation process
2015 2,885 -0.83% estimation process
2016 2,852 -1.16% estimation process
2017 2,808 -1.57% estimation process
2018 2,763 -1.63% estimation process
2019 2,720 -1.58% estimation process
2020 2,684 -1.34% estimation process

Fayetteville zip code is 25840. County name: Fayette, County fips: 54019

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People born in Fayetteville (2)

People born in Fayetteville, including professional wrestler Brandi Alexander, Alderson Propps, .


Schools in Fayetteville

College & universities near Fayetteville, WV

Code Name City ZIP
413176 Fayette Institute of Technology Oak Hill (WV) 25901

Stations (9)

Amtrak & bus stations near Fayetteville, WV

Code Name Address Type
THN Thurmond Hwy 25 & Hwy 2 RAIL
PRC Prince Hwy 41 and County Road 25 RAIL
MNG Montgomery Third Avenue and Washington Street RAIL
HIN Hinton Front St. and Fifth Ave. RAIL
ALD Alderson 1 C&O Plaza on Railroad Plaza RAIL

Post offices near Fayetteville

Post Office Name City ZIP
Fayettevill Post Office Fayetteville (WV) 25840

Other places with the same name (9)

Other cities in Fayette County

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

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
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

Distance to Other Cities

Fayetteville distances to largest West Virginia cities