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Fayette County Data
The Penn State Cooperative Extension Program in Fayette County provides a County profile.
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Quick Facts About Fayette County
- Fourth-Class County
- U.S. Census - Fayette: 136,606 in 2010
- Area: 790 square miles
- County Seat: Uniontown (Population 11,197 in 2003)
- Founded September 26, 1783
- Home of 15 Historic Districts: National Register of Historic Places
- Home of 48 Historic Markers:
- Home of Over 50 Historic Buildings and Sites: National Register of Historic Buildings and Sites
- Birthplace of General George C. Marshall, Nobel Peace Prize Winner: George C. Marshall Foundation
- Home of Two National Parks:
- Home of Five National Historic Landmarks:
- Home of America’s First Cast Iron Bridge: Dunlap’s Creek Bridge
- Home of Pennsylvania’s Largest State Park: Ohiopyle State Park
- Frank Lloyd Wright’s Masterpiece: Fallingwater
- Gateway for Western Roadway Expansion: National Road Heritage Corridor
- Home of Pennsylvania’s Largest Cave: Laurel Caverns
- Birthplace of the Big-Mac: In 1967 franchise owner Jim Delligati invented the Big Mac at the McDonald’s on Morgantown Street in Uniontown.
- Home of Two Well-Known Resorts: Nemacolin Woodlands Resort and Linden Hall