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Fayetteville, New York
Fayetteville Village Hall
Fayetteville Village Hall
Location in Onondaga County and the state of New York.
Location in Onondaga County and the state of New York.
Country United States
State New York
County Onondaga
 • Total 1.75 sq mi (4.52 km2)
 • Land 1.75 sq mi (4.52 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
535 ft (163 m)
 • Total 4,373
 • Estimate 
 • Density 2,317.48/sq mi (894.58/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 315
FIPS code 36-25527
GNIS feature ID 0949943
Town Center in the village of Fayetteville in New York
The Fayetteville Towne Center Shopping Mall includes Target, Kohl's, Bonefish Grill, Carrabbas, Panera Bread, and many other stores and restaurants.

Fayetteville is a village located in Onondaga County, New York, United States. As of the 2020 U.S. Census, the village had a population of 4,225. The village is named after the Marquis de Lafayette, a national hero of both France and the United States. It is part of the Syracuse Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Fayetteville is located in the town of Manlius and is an eastern suburb of the city of Syracuse.


The Charles Estabrook Mansion, Genesee Street Hill-Limestone Plaza Historic District, and Levi Snell House are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.


Fayetteville is in Central New York, on New York State Route 5, at 43°1′43″N 76°0′15″W / 43.02861°N 76.00417°W / 43.02861; -76.00417 (43.028516, -76.004268).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.7 square miles (4.4 km2), all of it land.

New York State Route 5 and New York State Route 257 intersect in Fayetteville.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1860 1,281
1870 1,402 9.4%
1880 1,556 11.0%
1890 1,410 −9.4%
1900 1,304 −7.5%
1910 1,481 13.6%
1920 1,584 7.0%
1930 2,008 26.8%
1940 2,172 8.2%
1950 2,624 20.8%
1960 4,311 64.3%
1970 4,996 15.9%
1980 4,709 −5.7%
1990 4,248 −9.8%
2000 4,190 −1.4%
2010 4,373 4.4%
2019 (est.) 4,044 −7.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2010, there were 4,373 people, 1,912 households, and 1,202 families living in the village.


Public K–12 education is served by the Fayetteville-Manlius Central School District. Schools situated within the village include Fayetteville Elementary School and Wellwood Middle School. High school students attend Fayetteville–Manlius High School in Manlius, New York.

In 2009, the Fayetteville Free Library was rated a 5-star public library by Library Journal. The Fayetteville Library provides many useful resources such as quiet areas, computer labs, and a snack bar for all ages to utilize and enjoy.

Future president Grover Cleveland received his elementary education at the Fayetteville Academy.

Notable people

  • Grover Cleveland, President of the United States
  • Rose Cleveland
  • Matilda Joslyn Gage, the women's rights campaigner and abolitionist whose home is open to the public as a historic house museum
  • Steven Page, formerly of Barenaked Ladies
  • Ashley Twichell, swimmer
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