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The city is served by Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport in Highfill, Arkansas. The airport also serves Springdale, Arkansas, Bentonville, Arkansas (home to Wal-Mart), Rogers, Arkansas, and all of Northwest Arkansas.

Fayetteville is a college town in Washington County, Arkansas, USA and home to the University of Arkansas. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 58,047. However, a special census completed in June 2006 showed the population to be 67,020. [1] The city is the third most populous in Arkansas and serves as the county seat of Washington CountyGR6.

Geography

Fayetteville is located at 364'35?N, 949'39?W (36.076379, -94.160912)GR1. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 115.2 km sq (44.5 mi sq). 112.5 km sq (43.4 mi sq) of it is land and 2.8 km sq (1.1 mi sq) of it (2.40%) is water. Fayetteville is in the Ozark Mountains. Fayetteville was also the first home of Bill and Hillary Clinton while they both taught law at the University of Arkansas School of Law.

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The city is served by Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport in Highfill, Arkansas. The airport also serves Springdale, Arkansas, Bentonville, Arkansas (home to Wal-Mart), Rogers, Arkansas, and all of Northwest Arkansas.

Some of Fayetteville's highlights include the town square, where a farmer's market is held during the summer, and Dickson Street, a main street that is lined with shops and restaurants and that leads through town to the University of Arkansas. The Walton Arts Center, located on Dickson Street (and named after members of the Walton family) is a performing arts center that puts on plays, concerts and other cultural events. Fayetteville was also the first home of Bill and Hillary Clinton.

The Fayetteville Public Library, founded in 1916, relocated in October 2004 into a $23 million dollar building, which was the first "green" building in Fayetteville. On June 3, 2006, the library celebrated its 90th birthday. The Blair Library was awarded the 2005 Thomson Gale Library Journal Library of the Year award, and, as a testament to its popularity, has seen its popularity increase dramatically, with three times more items checked out in 2005 than in 1997 [2]. The library includes a local coffeeshop, Arsaga's, and hosts several events, including film festivals, book signings, and public forums throughout the year.

Other points of interest include:

The Botanical Garden of the Ozarks
University of Arkansas
Bikes Blues and Barbeque (an annual event)
Walton Arts Center
Fayetteville High School

Notable natives and residents

Ronnie Brewer, Utah Jazz player
Bill Clinton, U.S. President
Hillary Clinton, U.S. Senator
John Daly (golfer), professional golfer
Edward Durell Stone, architect
J. William Fulbright, U.S. Senator
E. Fay Jones, architect
Tom Pagnozzi, former MLB catcher
Wallace Spearmon, former FHS and UA sprinter, currently runs for Nike
Bud Walton, Wal-Mart co-founder
Miller Williams, poet
Donald Roller Wilson, artist

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