Fayetteville, or “The All-America City,” is a very welcoming city. Fayetteville is one of the largest cities in Northern Carolina, and there is a growing expatriate population there. As the home of Fort Bragg, expats living in Fayetteville will find that there is also a large military community. One of the main attractions is the Airborne and Special Operations Museum, which displays several eras of the United States’ premier warriors. There is also the Museum of the Cape Fear which hosts exhibits of North Carolina’s rich history, and the Arsenal Park which dates back to the War of 1812. Fayetteville is steeped in history, which can be felt on every street and sidewalk. Downtown Fayetteville has a lot to offer, with many diverse stores and facilities. There are endless dining opportunities and great attractions for children to enjoy. There have also been a number of famous faces in Fayetteville over its 250-year history, including many US Presidents, who regularly visited troops at Fort Bragg.
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Housing in Fayetteville is among the cheapest in the US, and it's one of the few areas in the country that's actually experiencing a housing boom. Moving to Fayetteville as an expat is fairly straightforward, especially with the assistance of InterNations, the largest global network for expatriates. InterNations has over a million members from across the globe and there are usually users on hand from a variety of different locations to help with any questions or queries that may arise during your relocation to Fayetteville, or any other foreign city for that matter. Fayetteville is a vibrant and lively city that is growing in leaps and bounds thanks in part to the US government's BRAC plan.
As an expatriate in Fayetteville, you should find no trouble getting work, assuming you have all the right paperwork. The community on InterNations is perfectly placed to help you with all aspects of working abroad. With Fort Bragg so close, there are many opportunities for civilians to work in a number of different roles, and being an expat should not hold you back in any area of employment. Many of our members are private sector expatriates or diplomatic/inter-governmental staff who have a wealth of experience in working as an expatriate in any number of different environments. It is therefore always worth consulting the InterNations forum for help with any questions relating to working in Fayetteville. There are several museums, a golf course, three colleges and universities, entertainment venues as well as Fort Bragg and Pope Army Airfield, so there are numerous employment options for expatriates to consider if they are not already being send to Fayetteville on an expat assignment by their current employer.