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Uniontown, Pennsylvania
(Fayette County)

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Welcome to Uniontown ...

The city of Uniontown is located in Fayette County and is the County Seat for Fayette County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Uniontown has a population of 9,824 people<1> (see below for details).

Uniontown is 980 feet [299 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Uniontown had a population of 10,372 people (or 7.59% of the total population of Fayette County). This makes Uniontown the county's most populous community.

The population of Uniontown represents 0.08% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 68th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 10,372 people, the population of Uniontown decreased 16.5% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 12,422 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Uniontown had an population of 9,824 people. This is a decrease of 5.28% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 20.91% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Uniontown ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2017
Brownsville   [Map]   2,249   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
California   [Map]   6,364   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Centerville   [Map]   3,172   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Charleroi   [Map]   3,955   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Connellsville   [Map]   7,368   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Masontown   [Map]   3,322   W   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Uniontown ...

While we believe that this Uniontown is located in Fayette County, we know of another 5 Pennsylvania communities named Uniontown. Those communities are located in the following counties: Dauphin, Indiana, Northumberland, Venango and York County.

Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 30 communities that are also named Uniontown - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana (2), Kansas (5), Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, Ohio (4), Oklahoma, Oregon (2), Virginia, Washington and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Uniontown.

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 Uniontown. 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 Uniontown. 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 Uniontown. Our list includes 37 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Uniontown ...

Looking for more information about Uniontown? 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 Uniontown, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Uniontown.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be 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) Uniontown. 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
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

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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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Uniontown - 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 'point-to-point' distance starting in Uniontown. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Uniontown) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Uniontown. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Uniontown

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Uniontown. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.9004, Longitude: -79.7228     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Uniontown 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 Uniontown.


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