The county of Cumberland is located in and was founded in 1754. There are 327,127 residents in Cumberland who have access to courthouses in Fayetteville. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. is part of the 4th federal circuit court as well.
There are 200,564 residents in Fayetteville, which is 147.5 square miles and 263ft above sea level. It was settled in 1762 and is governed by a Council-Manager local government.