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Fairchance, Pennsylvania

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The location of Fairchance

Welcome to Fairchance ...

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

The location of Fairchance has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Fairchance has a population of 1,902 people<2> (see below for details).

Fairchance is 910 feet [277 m] above sea level.<3>.

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 (which had a count of 2,174 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Fairchance had an population of 1,902 people. This is a decrease of 3.7% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.51% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Fairchance ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Fairchance and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017
Masontown   [Map]   3,322   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Point Marion   [Map]   1,117   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Waynesburg   [Map]   3,985   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Barrackville (WV)   [Map]   1,299   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Fairmont (WV)   [Map]   18,467   S   18 miles [29 km]
Granville (WV)   [Map]   2,560   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 for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Fairchance. If available, we provide a satellite 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 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.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>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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<3>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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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. 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 we use 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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