Fayetteville is the county seat of Cumberland County, North Carolina and is best known as the home of Fort Bragg, a major U.S. Army installation northwest of the city. It's the 6th-largest city in the state. Fayetteville has received the All-America City Award from the National Civic League three times. The city is in the Sandhills in the western part of the Coastal Plain region, on the Cape Fear River. Suburban areas of metro Fayetteville include Fort Bragg, Hope Mills, Spring Lake, Raeford, Pope Field, Rockfish, Stedman, and Eastover. A visit to the communities of Cumberland County will make you proud to be an American. There?s a patriotic spirit running through Fayetteville that unites everyone who lives here, as well as those just passing through.