Fayetteville is a thriving community of 82,830 residents (2015 Census estimate). As the third largest city in Arkansas, Fayetteville provides all of the resources and advantages of a large city while maintaining a quality of life that remains true to its unique heritage. Fayetteville is the county seat of Washington County. With a thriving local economy, educated workforce, and loyal customer base, the number of jobs with in Fayetteville is consistently on the rise. Fayetteville is home to the flagship campus of The University of Arkansas, which has established itself as one of the top public research and academic institutions in the nation. Fayetteville Public Schools are Arkansas's leaders in both academics and athletics. Mix everything together with 200-plus days of sunshine each year, and you'll see why we are proud to call Fayetteville home, where life is great and the living is easy.Inaccurate data? Flag it here.