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Fayetteville

(fā`ĕtvĭl). 1 City (1990 pop. 42,099), seat of Washington co., NW Ark., in the Ozarks; inc. 1836. It is an agricultural trade center with canneries and food processors. The Univ. of Arkansas main campus is here and its agricultural experiment station nearby; some technological industries have grown around the university. During the Civil War, the city was occupied by Union forces (1863–65); the battles of Pea Ridge and Prairie Grove were fought nearby. 2 City (1990 pop. 75,695), seat of Cumberland co., S central N.C., at the head of navigation on the Cape Fear River; inc. 1783. An inland port, connected by channel to the Intracoastal WaterwayIntracoastal Waterway,
c.3,000 mi (4,827 km) long, partly natural, partly artificial, providing sheltered passage for commercial and leisure boats along the U.S. Atlantic coast from Boston, Mass. to Key West, S Fla., and along the Gulf of Mexico coast from Apalachee Bay, NW Fla.
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, Fayetteville is a marketing and shipping center in a farm and timbering area. It has textile, wood products, and chemical industries. Settled as two towns (1739) by Highland Scots, it was a Tory center during the American Revolution. The two towns were merged during the war, and in 1783 were renamed for the Marquis de Lafayette. Fayetteville was state capital from 1789—93; a state convention (1789) here ratified the U.S. Constitution. During the Civil War, Sherman occupied the city and razed its arsenal (1865). The city is the seat of Fayetteville State Univ. and Methodist College. Nearby Fort BraggFort Bragg,
U.S. army base, 11,136 acres (4,507 hectares), E N.C., N of Fayetteville; est. 1918. Originally an artillery post, it is now the principal U.S. army airborne-training center and the site of the Special Warfare School.
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 now dominates its economy.

Fayetteville

 

a city in the eastern USA, in North Carolina. Situated on the Cape Fear River. Population, 53,500 (1970). Industries include food processing, textile production, and metal-working. Fayetteville is the trading center of an agricultural region in which poultry, tobacco, and grains are raised. The city was founded in the 1730’s.

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A 60-unit apartment complex in Fayetteville sold for slightly more than $2.6 million.
If you would like to speak to the local manager, please stop by the location at 4610 Yadkin Road Fayetteville, NC 28303 or call local manager Shannon Rivera at 910-864-6686.
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Subject to board and regulatory approvals, these organizations will organize financial and other support that will be key to the creation of operations in Fayetteville, the bank said.
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