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The location of Fairchance

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Welcome to Fairchance ...

Fairchance is primarily located in Fayette County. A portion of Fairchance extends into Greene County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Fairchance has a population of 1,913 people<1> (see below for details).

Fairchance is 910 feet [277 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Fairchance lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fairchance had a population of 1,975 people. This makes Fairchance the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Fairchance represents 0.02% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 433rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,975 people, the population of Fairchance decreased 9.15% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,174 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Fairchance had an population of 1,913 people. This is a decrease of 3.14% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.01% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Fairchance.

Communities near Fairchance ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Fairchance and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Masontown   [Map]   3,365   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Point Marion   [Map]   1,126   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Waynesburg   [Map]   3,993   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Barrackville (WV)   [Map]   1,311   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Fairmont (WV)   [Map]   18,622   S   18 miles [29 km]
Granville (WV)   [Map]   2,562   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Fairchance.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Fairchance. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Fairchance. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Fairchance.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Fairchance:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fairchance ...

Looking for more information about Fairchance? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Fairchance, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Fairchance.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Fairchance. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Visit our Community Index for Pennsylvania

About Fayette County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Fairchance. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Fayette County: www.fayettepa.org

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: www.state.pa.us/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Fairchance.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fairchance - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in Fairchance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Fairchance) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fairchance. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.7462, Longitude: -80.0609     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fairchance have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Fairchance.



 
 
 

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