Fayetteville Essential Info

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Fayetteville is a city on the North Carolina Coastal Plain. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 121,015. It is the county seat of Cumberland County, and is best known as the home of Fort Bragg, a U.S. Army post located northwest of the city.

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Fun Facts

  1. The Golden Corral buffet chain originated in Fayetteville.
  2. Putt-Putt-style miniature golf originated in Fayetteville in 1954.
  3. Babe Ruth hit his first ever professional home run in 1914 at Cape Fear Fair Grounds in Fayetteville.
  4. Time Magazine named Fayetteville as “America’s Most Pro-Military Town”.
  5. The Fayetteville area is home to nine designated Historic Districts.

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