The city of Fort Payne, Alabama has a population of 12938 and ranked #43 by population in the state. Fort Payne has 5585 households and a total area of 55.88 sq. miles w/ a population density of 231.5 people per sq. mile and approx. 2.3 people per household. Data according to 2000 census.



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Fort Payne merchant says menu ads likely a rip-off - whnt.com - FORT PAYNE, Ala. (WHNT) – A Fort Payne store owner wrote us about a problem collecting a debt. Chris Meacham says he and his wife both bought small ads that were to appear on the menu at a local restaurant. But the menu was never published and ... - Fri, 05 Jun 2015

Fort Payne chosen for Main Street Alabama revitalization program - AL.com - Main Street Alabama hopes to bring new jobs, businesses and visitors back to Fort Payne through its downtown revitalization program. The DeKalb County city, along with Elba and Jasper, were recently selected as Designated Main Street communities. - Wed, 10 Jun 2015

Fort Payne man in stable condition after shooting - Gadsden Times - A Fort Payne man is in stable condition after what the sheriff's office says was an accidental shooting in the Shiloh community, according to DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris. Deputies and investigators responded to a report of a possible gunshot ...DeKalb County man arrested after accidental shooting - AL.comAlabama man shot; suspect arrested - Chattanooga Times Free Press - Wed, 24 Jun 2015

JSU's Bluegrass on the Rim set for June 13 in Fort Payne - AL.com - Doors open at 4 p.m. at the Canyon Concert outdoor stage adjacent to the Little River Canyon National Preserve. The show begins at 5 p.m. Food vendors will be there, and there are on-site restrooms. Advance tickets are $10 for adults, $15 at the door. - Fri, 05 Jun 2015

Fort Payne mulls one-cent sales tax increase - WAFF - There are rumblings in the Fort Payne City Council about a one-cent sales tax increase. Currently, the sales tax sits at a total of 8 percent. Mayor Larry Chesser says surrounding cities are all at nine percent. Chesser says the budgets are getting ... - Wed, 17 Jun 2015

Former Fort Payne store gets facelift for new tenants - WSFA - A similar project is well underway in neighboring Scottsboro by the same developers, according to Fort Payne Mayor Larry Chesser. Chesser says they'll be splitting the sales tax collection - up to $2 million - as an incentive to come to Fort Payne. The ... - Wed, 17 Jun 2015

Dixon to speak in Fort Payne Saturday - Times-Journal - Fort Payne native DeShannon Bynum Dixon will be at the Holiday Inn Express June 6 from 9 a.m. until noon, signing books, offering career advice and giving an inspirational talk — all free to the public. From 9-9:45 a.m., Dixon invites the community to ... - Thu, 04 Jun 2015

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