Fayetteville Real Estate & Homes for Sale in Georgia
The seat of beautiful Fayette County, Fayetteville offers residents a safe, small community with access to Atlanta. Named after the Marquis de Lafayette, one of General George Washington?s lieutenants in the Revolutionary War, Fayetteville gained fame as the filming location for the 1991 movie Fried Green Tomatoes. The city?s climate is favorable and moderate, with four distinct and beautiful seasons. The weather is generally mild and residents enjoy spectacular fall foliage as well as colorful spring blooms. Fayetteville?s favorable location approximately 20 miles south of Atlanta allows residents easy access to the city by car or public transportation. Recognized for its low crime rate, superior educational system and abundant recreational opportunities, Fayette County was the fifth fastest growing county in the United States from 1984 to 1994. It has also been hailed as America?s hottest county and one of America?s most comfortable counties by American Demographics Magazine. In 2000, Fayette County was voted as the #1 place to live out of 16 metro Atlanta counties. Leisure activities in Fayette County are plentiful, with six golf courses, a championship tennis center, extensive youth athletic programs and a 2,000-seat amphitheater available. Fayetteville also offers families and children a number of annual activities such as the July Jam Kids Festival, the Pumpkin Walk-out, Christmas Tree Lighting, and Carriage Rides. The city is also home to the state?s oldest courthouse. Real estate options consist of single-family homes, condominiums and townhouses.
Fayetteville GA City Info