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78940

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Fayetteville is approximately 302 (2000), 258 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 194 (1990), 131 (2010).

The amount of land area in Fayetteville is 1.126 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Fayetteville to Washington DC is 1327 miles. The distance to the Texas state capital is 71 miles. (as the crow flies)
Fayetteville is positioned 29.90 degrees north of the equator and 96.67 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Fayetteville elevation is 411 feet above sea level.
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Location

Fayetteville location: midway between Houston and Austin

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Fayetteville history:

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The first settlers in the area were three families of Stephen F. Austin's Old Three Hundred. As time went on, a more diverse community developed with many Germans and Czechs. Fayetteville has been also known as Wadis Post Office, Alexander's Voting Place and Lick Skillet. The official name of Fayetteville was to commemorate the birthplace of town founder, Philip J. Shaver, who was born in Fayetteville, North Carolina. One of the first bands in Texas was right here in Fayetteville. It was a group of German musicians who played for events all over the state.
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Attractions

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Fayetteville is in the middle of wildflower country in the spring. Hosts many festivals and activities throughout the year. Home to many B&B's, antique shops, art galleries etc.

Texas Antique Weekend
Texas Antique Weekend takes place the first weekends of April and October in more than a half dozen Fayette County communities midway between Houston and Austin, Texas.

Fayetteville Area Museum
Phone: 409-378-2231
This museum is located on the old courthouse square. Displays include historical items, particularly of German and Czech heritage. There are also items from the famous Baca Band, a Czech band which was formed here in Fayetteville.

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