Fayette County is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama. As of the 2010 census, the population was 17,241. Its county seat is Fayette. Its name is in honor of the Marquis de Lafayette (or de la Fayette), who aided General George Washington in the American Revolutionary War.
Winfield is a small city situated in Northwest Alabama 26 miles east of the Mississippi state line. It lies in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountain range in Marion and Fayette counties. The population was 4,717 at the 2010 census, the second largest city in Marion County.The town was originally called “Needmore”, but when it was incorporated in either 1887 or 1891, the name was changed to Winfield in honor of General Winfield Scott. Winfield is located in southern Marion County at 33°55′42″N 87°48′29″W (33.928258, -87.807990), with a portion extending south into Fayette County. U.S. Route 43 passes through the city, leading northwest 6.5 miles (10.5 km) to Guin and south 18 miles (29 km) to Fayette.
Fayette County was created 20 Dec 1824 from portions of Tuscaloosa and Marion counties. It is located in the northwest-central section of the state. The county was named for General Lafayette, who was touring Alabama at the time of the county’s formation.
Fayette, Alabama is located in west-central Fayette County at 33°41′31″N 87°49′56″W (33.692068, -87.832358). According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 8.6 square miles, of which 8.5 square miles (22.1 km2) is land and 0.1 square miles, or 0.95%, is water. Fayette Alabama Things To Do
Fayette Aquatic Center
Address: 218 23rd Street NE, Fayette, AL 35555
Phone: (205) 932-2196
The Fayette Aquatic Center offers pools and waterslides for people of all ages. Amenities include free wifi, food & drinks for sale, swimming lessons, lazy river, water aerobics, and lap swimming. The Aquatic Facility at the Guthrie Smith Park features a 5,380 sq. ft.
As of the census of 2000, there were 204 people, 86 households, and 63 families residing in the town. The population density was 106.4 people per square mile. There were 100 housing units at an average density of 52.1 per square mile. The racial makeup of the town was 100.00% White. 2.94% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.