Fairchance Fayette County, Pennsylvania

Fairchance: Borough of Pennsylvania

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Location of Fairchance on Pennsylvania map.


Fairchance is a city located in the county of Fayette in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,975 and a population density of 1,646 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 1,886 inhabitants.

The city was created 132 years ago in 1888.


Fairchance is located at 39°49'29"N 79°45'16"W (39.8248000, -79.7544900).

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Fairchance forecast: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Northwest wind around 2 mph. more

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Fairchance Quick Facts

Population : 1,886 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Fayette County
Area : 1.2 km2
Altitude : 1,102 feet / 336 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1889 (132 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 11:16:01 (31st July 2021)
Postal code : 15436
Density : 1,572 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -4.72% (2010-2019)
Weather : 77℉ Mostly Sunny 7-days weather


According to census records, the population of Fairchance decreased by 4.72% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,975 - census
2011 1,975 0% estimation process
2012 1,965 -0.51% estimation process
2013 1,958 -0.36% estimation process
2014 1,950 -0.41% estimation process
2015 1,942 -0.41% estimation process
2016 1,929 -0.67% estimation process
2017 1,916 -0.68% estimation process
2018 1,901 -0.79% estimation process
2019 1,886 -0.8% estimation process

Fairchance zip code is 15436. County name: Fayette, County fips: 42051

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People born in Fairchance (5)

People born in Fairchance, including United States Army Medal of Honor recipient Alfred L. Wilson, politician Donald M. Davis, United States federal judge Norman Park Ramsey, you can see a list of people who born in Fairchance.

  • Ron Lancaster (Canadian football player and coach (1938-2008))
  • Leland Dewitt Baldwin (American historian)


College & universities near Fairchance

Code Name City ZIP
248624 Fayette County Career & Technical Institute Practical Nursing Program Uniontown (PA) 15401

Stations (9)

Amtrak & bus stations near Fairchance

Code Name Address Type
COV Connellsville station North Water Street and West Peach Street RAIL
GNB Greensburg Harrison Ave. and Seton Hill Dr. RAIL
GTV Grantsville, MD 3000 Chestnut Ridge Road BUS
LAB Latrobe station 329 McKinley Ave RAIL
PGH Union Station 1100 Liberty Avenue RAIL

Other cities in Fayette County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Fayette County , PA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Palmer 21,422 Township in Northampton County, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Hatfield 17,850 Borough of Pennsylvania
White 15,674 City in United States of America
Uniontown 9,719 City in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States
Collier 8,217 City in Pennsylvania, United States
Smithfield 7,558 Borough of Pennsylvania
Dunbar 6,725 Borough of Pennsylvania
Redstone 5,264 Township in Fayette County, Pennsylvania
Lynn 4,421 Township in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania
Mahoning 4,142 Township in southern Montour County, Pennsylvania
Fayette 3,593 City in and county seat of Fayette County, Alabama, United States
Masontown 3,277 Borough in Pennsylvania, United States
Luzerne 2,812 Township in Fayette County, Pennsylvania
East Uniontown 2,419 Census designated place
Brownsville 2,292
Connellsville 2,178 City in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Fairchance distances to largest Pennsylvania cities

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