Fanning's Illustrated Gazetteer of the United States.... (New York: Phelps, Fanning & Co., 1853), 122.
FAYETTEVILLE, c. h., p. v., seat of justice of Cumberland co., N. C., 159 ms. N. E. of Columbia; from W. 348 ms. Watered by Cape Fear river. Pop. in 1830, 2,868; in 1840, 4,285; in 1850, 4,648.