Fayette County was created on Dec. 20, 1824 , from portions of Tuscaloosa and Marion counties. It is located in the northwest-central section of the state. The county was named for Gen. Lafayette who was touring Alabama at the time of the county’s formation. Fayette is the county seat of our county.

As early as 1821, a small village existed at the present Old Town (near Five Points) and was called La Fayette. From that location settlers could see out over the Sipsey River Valley. It was this village that would over the years become present day Fayette.

These days, Fayette is a flourishing city with abundant natural resources and outstanding industries. It is a city with glorious past, a prosperous present and an excellent future. More on Fayette… http://www.fayetteal.org

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Spirit of cooperation enables Fayette to flourish as an Alabama Community of Excellence

Downtown Fayette has blossomed in recent years thanks to cooperation, hard work and assistance from the ACE program. (City of Fayette) For nearly 75 years, one of Alabama’s most iconic food concoctions has been produced in the small town of Fayette. Th …

Fayette

Fayette County was created on Dec. 20, 1824 , from portions of Tuscaloosa and Marion counties. It is located in the northwest-central section of the state. The county was named for Gen. Lafayette who was touring Alabama at the time of the county’s form …

First United Methodist Church

The First United Methodist Church was organized in 1830. The cornerstone for the present building was laid on Oct. 4, 1923. The Elaborate Spanish Mission Revival style houses a beautiful rose window donated by Alabama’s prominent Bankhead family. Cost: …

Fayette Art Museum/Civic Center

A multi-use facility, the civic center is an excellent display space for the Fayette Art Museum! The building which has become the Fayette Civic Center began its life as the Fayette Grammar School. Renovated in 1980 the building still maintains the cha …

Guthrie Smith Park

The city park is a public recreation area. It offers softball and baseball fields, wooded picnic areas, tennis courts, playground and jogging trails. All of this plus a beautiful nine acre lake. Restrooms and special facilities for the handicapped are …

Rose House Inn

Come and enjoy the ambiance an Southern hospitality in this turn-of-the-century house. The Rose House Inn, one of the oldest houses in Fayette, was constructed in 1898. This one and one-half-story wood frame building is a good local example of Queen An …

St. Michael’s Episcopal Church

St. Michael’s Episcopal Church displays the Carpenter Gothic style seen in many Alabama churches. The rock work on the foundation and the stained glass windows were done by the women of the church. Adjacent to the sanctuary is the tranquil Peace Garden …

Musgrove Chapel and Cemetery

In one of her popular ghost story books, Kathryn Tucker Windham tells the story of Robert Musgrove, a railroad engineer who was killed when his engine collided with another train between Memphis and Amory in 1904. When he was buried at the Musgrove Cha …

Fayette Depot Museum

Located in the restored, historic train station constructed in 1887, the Fayette Depot Museum contains a wealth of local historical artifacts ‚Äì including a mint condition still! Also featured is a Civil War-era drum. It is maintained by the Fayette H …

Aquatic Park

The Aquatic Facility at the Guthrie Smith Park features a 5,380 sq. ft. outdoor multi-purpose pool, interactive play features, multiple water slides and drop slides on a 35 ft. tower, diving board, four 25-yd. lap lanes, large teaching area, spray pad …

Old City Cemetery

This beautifully-maintained and tranquil historic site includes graves of Confederate veterans and is documented in many historical records, including online sources. Address: City of Fayette; on west side of 3rd Ave NW, between 6th St NW and 9th St NW …

Fayette County Memorial Library

The Fayette County Memorial Library is a popular meeting place for people of all ages. Out-of-town visitors might be especially in the materials on genealogy and local history. Computer terminals are available for public use. Tuesday-Friday 9:00-6:00 S …

Columbus Street Inn

The Columbus Street Inn is a charming and quaint bed-and-breakfast located among some of the loveliest houses on one of Fayette’s main residential streets. Their Strawberry-almond Belgian waffles are listed in “100 Dishes to Eat in Alabama Before You D …