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 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,888 inhabitants.

The city was created 132 years ago in 1888.

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

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Fairchance Quick Facts

Population : 1,888 (2020)
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 : 10:16:58 (25th October 2021)
Postal code : 15436
Density : 1,573 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.61% (2010-2020)


According to census records, the population of Fairchance decreased by 4.61% in 10 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
2020 1,888 0.11% estimation process

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

Fairchance, Fairchance Iron Works

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)) he was born in 14/10/1938
  • Leland Dewitt Baldwin (American historian) he was born in 23/11/1897

Schools in Fairchance

College & universities near Fairchance, PA

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

Stations (9)

Amtrak & bus stations near Fairchance, PA

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

Post offices near Fairchance

Post Office Name City ZIP
Fairchan Post Office Fairchance (PA) 15436

Other places with the same name (1)

Other cities in Fayette County

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

City Name Population Title
Palmer 21,443 Township in Northampton County, Pennsylvania, United States of America
White 15,495 City in United States of America
Uniontown 9,632 City in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States
Collier 8,247 City in Pennsylvania, United States
Redstone 5,241 Township in Fayette County, Pennsylvania
Lynn 4,440 Township in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania
Mahoning 4,096 Township in southern Montour County, Pennsylvania
Fayette 3,560 City in and county seat of Fayette County, Alabama, United States
Hatfield 3,323 Borough of Pennsylvania
Masontown 3,260 Borough in Pennsylvania, United States
Luzerne 2,802 Township in Fayette County, Pennsylvania
East Uniontown 2,419 Census designated place
Coolspring 2,127 City in United States of America
Hopwood 2,090 Census designated place
Connellsville 2,048 City in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States
Oliver 1,942 Census-designated place (CDP) in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Fairchance distances to largest Pennsylvania cities