Fayette County PA is located in Southwestern
Pennsylvania in the Laurel Highlands and borders
West Virginia and Maryland.
The area offers many outdoor activities including
biking, hiking, snow skiing, fishing, boating, hunting,
kayaking and has some of the best whitewater rafting
areas on the east coast.
There are miles of State Forests and Parks and the
mountains of Fayette County offer the most spectacular
fall beauty. Wildlife is abundant in the mountain areas
and you won't be suprised to see a deer, bear or wild
turkey while driving through. Ohiopyle State Park offers
over 28 miles of hiking and biking trails along the
Youghiogheny River Trail. Ohiopyle PA was voted the
#4 best place to build a log home by Log Home Living
History buffs will love the area! Fayette County was
created in 1783 and named after the Marquis de
Lafayette who served in the Continental army under
George Washington. Some of the landmarks you won't
want to miss are the George C Marshall Memorial
Plaza, Fort Necessity, French and Indian War sites,
Jumonville, Wharton Furnace, Friendship Hill,
Searights Tollhouse and many mansions in
Uniontown that were originally built by Coal Barons. In
addition, there are two homes designed by renowned
architect Frank Lloyd Wright, Fallingwater and Kentuck
Knob which are within a short drive of each other.
Golf enthusiasts have many choices including
Nemacolin Woodlands Resort which recieved a 4.5
star rating from Golf Digest magazine for “Best Places
to Play" .
Ski Resorts that are in or near Fayette County include
Seven Springs, Mystic Mountain, Hidden Valley, The
Springs and Wisp.
Uniontown is the County Seat of Fayette County.
Downtown Uniontown has been revitalized and has
many new shops and weekly events. Be sure to visit
UniontownOnline.com to find more details about area
events, restaurants, shopping, flea markets, auctions
There is something for everyone in Fayette County, PA!
Fayette County PA
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Welcome to Fayette County Pennsylvania!