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Fayette County

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Incorporated Date: 
May 15, 1821
Population: 
106,465
Total Area: 
197.4 sq mi
Contact Information
140 Stonewall Ave. West
Fayetteville, GA 30214
Phone Number: 
(770) 460-5730 x.5101
Fax Number: 
(770) 719-5501

Fayette County came into being after the Creek Indian cession of land at Indian Springs. Designated in 1821, it and the county seat, Fayetteville, are named for the Marquis de Lafayette, one of General George Washington's ablest lieutenants in the Revolutionary War.