Fayetteville, North Carolina

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Fayetteville is a city in Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States.wikipedia
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Cumberland County, North Carolina

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Fayetteville is a city in Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States.
Its county seat is Fayetteville.

Hope Mills, North Carolina

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Suburban areas of metro Fayetteville include Fort Bragg, Hope Mills, Spring Lake, Raeford, Pope Field, Rockfish, Stedman, and Eastover.
Hope Mills is located in western Cumberland County at 34.97056°N, -78.95667°W (34.970679, −78.956603), south of Fayetteville, the county seat.

List of Mayors of Fayetteville, North Carolina

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Fayetteville's mayor is Mitch Colvin, who is serving his first term.
The office of the Mayor of Fayetteville, North Carolina, currently held by Mitch Colvin since 2017, is the chief legislator of the city of Fayetteville, though as a first among equals, as Fayetteville is a Council-Manager city.

Fayetteville, North Carolina metropolitan area

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With an estimated population in 2013 of 210,533 people, the Fayetteville metropolitan area is the largest in southeastern North Carolina, and the fifth-largest in the state.
The Fayetteville Metropolitan Statistical Area, as defined by the US Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is an area consisting of two counties – Cumberland and Hoke – in eastern North Carolina, anchored by the city of Fayetteville.

North Carolina

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Fayetteville is a city in Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States.
In mid-century, the state's rural and commercial areas were connected by the construction of a 129 mi wooden plank road, known as a "farmer's railroad", from Fayetteville in the east to Bethania (northwest of Winston-Salem).

Spring Lake, North Carolina

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Suburban areas of metro Fayetteville include Fort Bragg, Hope Mills, Spring Lake, Raeford, Pope Field, Rockfish, Stedman, and Eastover.
It is bordered to the south by the city of Fayetteville, the Cumberland County seat, to the west by Hoke and Moore counties, and to the north by Harnett County.

Wilmington, North Carolina

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Merchants in Wilmington wanted a town on the Cape Fear River to secure trade with the frontier country.
Regular boat lines served Fayetteville, and packet lines traveled to northern ports.

Eastover, North Carolina

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Suburban areas of metro Fayetteville include Fort Bragg, Hope Mills, Spring Lake, Raeford, Pope Field, Rockfish, Stedman, and Eastover.
It is 7 mi northeast of downtown Fayetteville.

Market House (Fayetteville, North Carolina)

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The Market House, completed in 1832, became the center of commerce and celebration.
The Market House is an unusual combination town hall and town market building in the heart of Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina.

Rockfish, North Carolina

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Suburban areas of metro Fayetteville include Fort Bragg, Hope Mills, Spring Lake, Raeford, Pope Field, Rockfish, Stedman, and Eastover.
It is bordered to the east across Stewarts Creek by the city of Fayetteville in Cumberland County.

Cape Fear River

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Fayetteville is in the Sandhills in the western part of the Coastal Plain region, on the Cape Fear River.
It flows southeast past Lillington, Fayetteville, and Elizabethtown, then receives the Black River approximately 10 miles (16 km) northwest of Wilmington.

Stedman, North Carolina

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Suburban areas of metro Fayetteville include Fort Bragg, Hope Mills, Spring Lake, Raeford, Pope Field, Rockfish, Stedman, and Eastover.
North Carolina Highway 24 passes through the town, leading west 11 mi to Fayetteville, the county seat, and east 22 mi to Clinton.

Fayetteville State University

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Marches and sit-ins during the Civil Rights Movement, with students from Fayetteville State Teachers College (now Fayetteville State University) at the forefront, led to the end of whites-only service at restaurants and segregated seating in theaters.
Fayetteville State University (FSU) is a historically black public regional university in Fayetteville, North Carolina.

Raeford, North Carolina

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Suburban areas of metro Fayetteville include Fort Bragg, Hope Mills, Spring Lake, Raeford, Pope Field, Rockfish, Stedman, and Eastover.
U.S. Route 401 runs through the north and west sides of Raeford, leading east 22 mi to Fayetteville and southwest 20 mi to Laurinburg.

Pope Field

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Suburban areas of metro Fayetteville include Fort Bragg, Hope Mills, Spring Lake, Raeford, Pope Field, Rockfish, Stedman, and Eastover.
Pope Field is a U.S. military facility located 12 miles (19 km) northwest of the central business district of Fayetteville, in Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States.

Mitch Colvin

Fayetteville's mayor is Mitch Colvin, who is serving his first term.
Mitch Colvin (born 1973) is an American businessman, mortician and politician, who is serving as the Mayor of Fayetteville, North Carolina, starting December 2017.

Battle of Moore's Creek Bridge

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Despite this, they were eventually defeated by a larger Revolutionary force at the Battle of Moore's Creek Bridge.
He sent word to the recruiters that he expected them to deliver recruits to the coast by February 15, and dispatched Alexander Maclean to Cross Creek (present-day Fayetteville) to coordinate activities in that area.

Hoke County, North Carolina

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The city limits extend west to the Hoke boundary.
Hoke County is part of the Fayetteville Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Visit of the Marquis de Lafayette to the United States

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Lafayette visited the city on March 4 and 5, 1825, during his grand tour of the United States.
Fayetteville, North Carolina was named after Lafayette.

Battle of Monroe's Crossroads

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Not far from Fayetteville, Confederate and Union troops engaged in the last cavalry battle of the Civil War, the Battle of Monroe's Crossroads.
The Confederate attack delayed the Federal cavalry's movement toward Fayetteville, denying Brevet Maj. Gen. Hugh Judson Kilpatrick the honor of entering the town first.

The Fayetteville Observer

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Sherman's troops also destroyed foundries and cotton factories, and the offices of The Fayetteville Observer.
The Fayetteville Observer is a daily newspaper published in Fayetteville, North Carolina.

Liberty Point Resolves

In late June 1775, residents drew up the "Liberty Point Resolves," which preceded the Declaration of Independence by a little more than a year.
On June 20, 1775, these Patriots, who had formed themselves into a group known simply as "The Association", met at Lewis Barge's tavern in Cross Creek (now part of Fayetteville) to sign a document protesting the actions of Great Britain following the battles of Lexington and Concord.

Airborne & Special Operations Museum

Development of the Airborne & Special Operations Museum, Fayetteville Area Transportation Museum, Fayetteville Linear Park, and Fayetteville Festival Park, which opened in late 2006, have added regional attractions to the center.
Located near Fort Bragg, Fayetteville, North Carolina, it has been open to the public since 2000.

Crown Coliseum

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The Crown Coliseum (originally the Cumberland County Crown Coliseum) is a multi-purpose arena in Fayetteville, North Carolina, that broke ground in 1995 and opened in 1997.

Cross Creek Mall

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Cross Creek Mall is a regional shopping mall located in Fayetteville, North Carolina, on the 401 Bypass between Morganton Road and the All-American Freeway.