Fayetteville (Arkansas)

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Coordinates 36°03′45″N 94°09′27″W
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Washington
Township Fayetteville
Founded 1828
Incorporated 1836
Rechartered 1867
Named for originally George Washington, renamed after Fayetteville, Tennessee
Elevation 1,401 ft (427 m)
Time zone UTC−6 (Central)
ZIP codes 72701–72704
Area code(s) 479
FIPS code 05-23290
Major airport Northwest Arkansas National Airport (XNA)
Interstate highways
Rapid transit Ozark Regional Transit
Website City of Fayetteville
Government (Type) Mayor–Council
Government (Mayor) Lioneld Jordan
Government (Council) Members Sonia GutierrezSarah MarshMark KinionMatthew PettySloan ScrogginSarah BunchTeresa TurkKyle Smith
Government (City) 55.80 sq mi (144.53 km2)
Government (Land) 54.42 sq mi (140.96 km2)
Government (Water) 1.38 sq mi (3.57 km2)
Area (City) 55.80 sq mi (144.53 km2)
Area (Land) 54.42 sq mi (140.96 km2)
Area (Water) 1.38 sq mi (3.57 km2)
Population (2020) (City) 93,949
Population (2020) (Rank) 2nd in Arkansas
Population (2020) (Density) 1,726.21/sq mi (666.49/km2)
Population (2020) (Urban) 295,083 (US: 129th)
Population (2020) (Metro) 546,725 (US: 105th)
Population (2020) (Demonym) Fayettevillian

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Fayetteville (/ˈfeɪətˌvɪl/) is the second-largest city in Arkansas, the county seat of Washington County, and the biggest city in Northwest Arkansas. The city is on the outskirts of the Boston Mountains, deep within the Ozarks. Known as Washington until 1829, the city was named after Fayetteville, Tennessee, from which many of the settlers had come. It was incorporated on November 3, 1836, and was rechartered in 1867. The three-county Northwest Arkansas Metropolitan Statistical Area is ranked 105th in terms of population in the United States with 546,725 in 2020 according to the United States Census Bureau. The city had a population of 93,949 at the 2020 Census.

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