The city of Fayetteville, also called "Track Capital of the World or Fay" was incorporated in November 3, 1836 and encompasses the following counties: Washington. Fayetteville's government type is Mayor-City council. It is comprised of the Mayor, who is currently Lioneld Jordan.
Fayetteville encompasses land area: 53.8 sq mi (139 km2), water area: 1.4 sq mi (4 km2). The elevation is 1,400 ft (427 m) above sea level. According to the 2010 United States Census, the local population is 73,580. This equates to a population density of 1,366.3/sq mi (527.5/km2). The local time zone is Central (UTC-6).
Zip codes in Fayetteville include 72701-72704. Local area codes are 479. The Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) code for the city is 05-23290, which is used in computer filings when non-government agencies and contractors fulfill government contracts. Additional information and the official website of the city is found at http://www.accessfayetteville.org.