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Fayetteville, North Carolina

Fayetteville, NC  ANCESTRY & FAMILY HISTORY
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Fayetteville is in Cumberland County. The county seat is Fayetteville.

Scottish Highlanders settled here in the 18th century.

Major ancestry groups reported by Fayetteville residents include:

· Black or African American - 42%
· German - 9%
· English - 7%
· Irish - 7%
· Italian - 3%
· Scotch-Irish - 3%
· Scottish - 2%
· Puerto Rican - 2%
· French (except Basque) - 2%
· Mexican - 2%
· Subsaharan African - 1%
· African - 1%
· Polish - 1%
· American Indian tribes, specified - 1%
· Korean - 1%
· European - 1%
· Other Hispanic or Latino - 1%
· Dutch - 1%
· West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 1%
· Central American: - 1%
· Swedish - 1%

Former names for Fayetteville include:
· Campbellton
· Campbelltown

For more detail about place names in the Fayetteville area, consult The North Carolina Gazetteer, William S. Powell; How They Began, WPA
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Libraries in Fayetteville include Bordeaux Branch Library, Cliffdale Branch Library, Cumberland County Public Library, East Regional Branch, Law Library, North Regional Branch

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