Improving Communities:Fayette


Located in Northwestern Georgia and 30 minutes from Atlanta, Fayette County is proud of its success in fusing together a rich heritage and contemporary living. The county motto, “Where Quality is a Lifestyle” is evident across the county, with a unique blend of carefully planned communities, small towns rich in historic charm and pastoral, multi-acre living.  Georgia Trend Magazine, American Demographics Magazine and the Wall Street Journal have all given Fayette County high marks for its quality-of-life.

Key Demographics: 

  • Population: 106,567
  • Median Household income: $79,659
  • Percent below poverty level: 5%
  • Number of nonprofit organizations: 977
  • Cities/towns include: Fayetteville, Peachtree City, Tyrone, Brooks and Woolsey

Sources: 2010 US Census, Guidestar

Fayette Contact Information:

50 Hurt Plaza, Suite 446
Atlanta, GA 30303



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