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Area Description

The population of the Fayetteville area, which includes Fort Bragg and Pope Field, is just over 300,000. Fayetteville, with over 203,000 residents, is Cumberland County's county seat and its largest municipality.
Fayetteville is the 6th largest city and the 5th largest metropolitan area in North Carolina. It is among the fastest-growing areas in the state.
There’s much to love about living in the Fort Bragg Communities. For one, there’s a patriotic spirit running through Fayetteville, Spring Lake, Hope Mills and the other Cumberland County municipalities that unites everyone who lives here, as well as those just passing through. Here, we hold fast to the friendly feel of a true hometown, while providing the cultural and entertainment amenities of bigger cities. We are the nation’s first Military Sanctuary Community, and we’re proud of our military and its rich role in our nation’s history.
Fayetteville's dynamic arts, culture and rich history are "Always On." From award-winning performances to nationally recognized exhibits, there's something amazing and unique for everyone. Whether your interest is paint or plants, music or military history, dance, drama or science for kids, you can jump right in the middle of it. Fayetteville is blooming, shining, performing and celebrating. And you are invited to experience the excellence. Discover arts, culture and history in Fayetteville!

Includes Cities/Towns: Fayetteville, Fort Bragg, Hope Mills, Spring Lake.

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   We want you to visit our recreation centers, parks and trails throughout the year and use our website to explore the possibilities before you go to any location. You will find maps to get to each of our recreation centers and many of our parks, as well as current information on programs and activities.

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Fayetteville's dynamic arts, culture and rich history are "Always On." From award-winning performances to nationally recognized exhibits, there's something amazing and unique for everyone. Whether your interest is paint or plants, music or military history, dance, drama or science for kids, you can jump right in the middle of it. Fayetteville is blooming, shining, performing and celebrating. And you are invited to experience the excellence. Discover arts, culture and history in Fayetteville!

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Medical Facilities


Cape Fear Valley Medical Center specializes in heart care, cancer treatment and surgical services. We have a full-service Family Birth Center as well as a Level-III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) to care for the tiniest members of our community. Facilities in the Cape Fear Valley Medical System include Cape Fear Valley Rehabilitation Center, Highsmith-Rainey Specialty Hospital, Behavioral Health Care, Cape Fear Valley Bladen County Hospital & Hoke Hospital.



Womack Army Medical Center, a state-of-the-art medical complex, is an integral component of Fort Bragg's military mission.

Womack Army Medical Center is dedicated to Medal of Honor recipient PFC Bryant Homer Womack, a courageous medic who gave his life tending to the wounds of his fellow soldiers, even though he, himself, had sustained mortal wounds during a surprise enemy attack in Korea in 1952.

Climate

Monthly Temperatures / Rainfall

 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain
 Jan  31.8  42.1  52.4  4.1 "
 Feb  33.7  45.0  56.4  3.4 "
 Mar  40.4  52.4  64.4  4.2 "
 Apr  48.0  60.7  73.4  3.2 "
 May  57.2  68.8  80.4  3.4 "
 Jun  66.0  76.5  87.1  4.3 "
 Jul  70.9  80.7  90.5  5.3 "
 Aug  69.5  79.0  88.5  5.0 "
 Sep  63.1  73.2  83.3  4.5 "
 Oct  50.1  62.0  73.9  3.2 "
 Nov  41.3  53.2  65.0  2.9 "
 Dec  34.5  45.1  55.7  3.2 "


The area experiences all four seasons with hot summers and winters with few snow storms.

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Cost of Living for Fayetteville, NC

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Senior Assistance in Fayetteville, NC

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Job or Volunteer Opportunities

The area's largest employers are: Fort Bragg, Cumberland County Schools, Goodyear Tire Company, Cape Fear Valley Health System, Cumberland County Government, Purolator, and Fayetteville Technical Community College.
Two military installations are the backbone of the county's economy. Fort Bragg and Pope Field pump about $4.5 billion a year into the region's economy, making it one of the best retail markets in the country.
Fayetteville serves as the region's hub for shops, restaurants, services, lodging, health care and entertainment.
Fayetteville boasts a low unemployment rate of 4.5 percent with a large labor pool of trained professionals.
Volunteer opportunities range from the cultural arts community to human services.

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