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Welcome to Fairchance ...

Fairchance is primarily located in Fayette County<1>. A portion of Fairchance extends into Greene County.

The location of Fairchance has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Fairchance has a population of 1,886 people<3> (see below for details).

Fairchance is 910 feet [277 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fairchance had an population of 1,886 people. This is a decrease of 4.51% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.25% since the 2000 Census).

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 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).

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

Communities near Fairchance ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Fairchance.

  • Morgantown [Monongalia County]
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    • Morgantown [Monongalia County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Fairchance
    • Estimated population in 2019: 30,549 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morgantown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morgantown<6>
  • Fairmont [Marion County]
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    • Fairmont [Marion County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Fairchance
    • Estimated population in 2019: 18,388 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairmont
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairmont<6>
  • Westover [Monongalia County]
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    • Westover [Monongalia County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Fairchance
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westover have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,173 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westover
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westover<6>
  • Waynesburg [Greene County]
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    • Waynesburg [Greene County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Fairchance
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waynesburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,965 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waynesburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waynesburg<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Masontown [Fayette County]
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      • Masontown [Fayette County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Fairchance
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Masontown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,277 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Masontown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Masontown<6>
    • Granville [Monongalia County]
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      • Granville [Monongalia County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Fairchance
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Granville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,140 people
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    • Star City [Monongalia County]
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      • Star City [Monongalia County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Fairchance
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Star City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,948 people
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    • Barrackville [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barrackville
      • Barrackville [Marion County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Fairchance
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barrackville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,279 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barrackville
    • Point Marion [Fayette County]
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      • Point Marion [Fayette County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Fairchance
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Point Marion have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,098 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Point Marion
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Point Marion<6>
    • Rivesville [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rivesville
      • Rivesville [Marion County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Fairchance
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rivesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 903 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rivesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rivesville<6>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Fairchance. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Fairchance.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Fairchance.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Fairchance. See our Newspapers 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 can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Fairchance, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Fairchance.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Fayette, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Fairchance.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fairchance - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Fairchance) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fairchance. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.7462, Longitude: -80.0609       In this case, the coordinates for Fairchance have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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