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Welcome to Uniontown ...

The city of Uniontown is located in Fayette County<1> and is the County Seat for Fayette County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Uniontown has a population of 9,739 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Uniontown.

Uniontown is 980 feet [299 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Uniontown had an population of 9,739 people. This is a decrease of 6.1% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 21.6% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Uniontown had a population of 10,372 people (which is 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 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 (which had a count of 12,422 people).

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

Adding Uniontown to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Uniontown in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Uniontown was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Uniontown on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Uniontown on our Genealogy Page.

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.

Communities near Uniontown ...

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

  • Connellsville [Fayette County]
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    • Connellsville [Fayette County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Uniontown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,288 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Connellsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Connellsville<5>
  • Monessen [Westmoreland County]
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    • Monessen [Westmoreland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Uniontown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,176 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monessen have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monessen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monessen<5>
  • California [Washington County]
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    • California [Washington County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Uniontown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,261 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for California have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on California
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for California<5>
  • Mount Pleasant [Westmoreland County]
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    • Mount Pleasant [Westmoreland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Uniontown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,186 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Pleasant have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Pleasant
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Pleasant<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Scottdale [Westmoreland County]
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      • Scottdale [Westmoreland County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Uniontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,060 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scottdale have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scottdale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scottdale<5>
    • Charleroi [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Charleroi
      • Charleroi [Washington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Uniontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,887 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charleroi
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Charleroi<5>
    • Masontown [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Masontown
      • Masontown [Fayette County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Uniontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,260 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Masontown have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Masontown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Masontown<5>
    • Centerville [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Centerville
      • Centerville [Washington County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Uniontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,133 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Centerville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centerville
    • Brownsville [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brownsville
      • Brownsville [Fayette County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Uniontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,203 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brownsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brownsville<5>
    • South Connellsville [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Connellsville
      • South Connellsville [Fayette County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Uniontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,896 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Connellsville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Connellsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Connellsville<5>

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 Uniontown. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Uniontown.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Uniontown. Our list includes 37 papers. See our Newspapers 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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Pennsylvania

About Fayette County

About Pennsylvania

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.

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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Uniontown.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Uniontown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 from Point A (ie- Uniontown) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Uniontown. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from UniontownOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Uniontown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.9014, Longitude: -79.7231    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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