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Fayette County was created on September 26, 1783 from part of Westmoreland County and named for the Marquis de Lafayette. Its county seat is Uniontown.


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FAYETTE County Data Online

Recent Updates
September 2014: Bios: Jesse Ingels, Thomas A Pollock, Jacob Vaughn
March 2014: 1883 Pensioners - Transcribed by Tammy Clark
January 2014: News - William Spalding Killed - Transcribed by Veneta McKinney
June 2013: 1800's News: Slave of Gen. Washington Still Living;
Civil War Three Year Volunteer Enlistment Records - Transcribed by Tammy Clark
May 2013: Bio: Robert I. Skiles - Tr. by Tammie Rudder

BIOGRAPHIES

CEMETERY

Oakgrove Cemetery, Uniontown  Gadd family transcriptions

COURT RECORDS

DEATHS

DISASTERS

HISTORY

MARRIAGES

MILITARY

NEWSPAPERS

WILLS AND PROBATE RECORDS

Highlighted townships or boroughs are links to news of that specific area.

Townships

Brownsville Township Bullskin Township Connellsville Township Dunbar Township Franklin Township
Georges Township German Township Henry Clay Township Jefferson Township Lower Tyrone Township
Luzerne Township Menallen Township Nicholson Township North Union Township Perry Township
Redstone Township Saltlick Township South Union Township Springfield Township Springhill Township
Stewart Township Upper Tyrone Township Washington Township Wharton Township  

Boroughs and Census Designated Places

Belle Vernon Brownsville Dawson Dunbar East Uniontown
Everson Fairchance Fayette City Grindstone-Rowes Run Hiller
Hopwood Leith-Hatfield Lynnwood-Pricedale Markleysburg Masontown
Newell New Salem-Buffington Ohiopyle Oliver Perryopolis
Point Marion Republic Seven Springs Smithfield South Connellsville
Vanderbilt        

Surrounding Counties

Westmoreland County (north)

Preston County, West Virginia (south)

Greene County (west)

Somerset County (east)

Monongalia County, West Virginia (southwest)

Washington County (northwest)

Garrett County, Maryland (southeast)

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