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Fayette County, WV
The county was named for the Marquis de Lafayette

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The county is in the Oak Hill metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 47,049. This was a decrease of  -1.11% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$24,788
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Fayette County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Fayette County was $20,218. This was an increase of 22.9% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 65% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Fayetteville

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Ancestry & family history

13% of Fayette County residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Fayette County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Fayette County include Amick Cemetery, Anderson Cemetery, Bays Cemetery, Blake Cemetery, Cemetery - Name Unknown, Cottle Cemeteries, Craig Cemeteries, Davis Cemetery, Ellison Cemetery, Guthrie Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Fayette County include Ansted, Clifftop, Fayetteville, Gauley Bridge, Glen Jean, Jodie, Kilsyth, Lochgelly, Meadow Bridge, Montgomery ... View communities

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Education

Colleges in Fayette County include West Virginia University Institute of Technology ... View colleges

School districts in Fayette County include Fayette County Schools District ... View school districts

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Libraries

Libraries in Fayette County include Ansted, Fayette County, Fayetteville, Gauley Bridge, Meadow Bridge Pl, Montgomery, Mount Hope, Oak Hill ... View libraries

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Politics

Fayette County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fayette County political report.

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Hotels in Fayette County include Holiday Inn Oak Hill

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