City of Connellsville

General Character

The City of Connellsville is located in the north-central portion of Fayette County, approximately 11 miles north of Uniontown. Connellsville is an urban environment with much of its landmass currently built out. The City contains a variety of uses and is one of the major urban hubs within Fayette County.

Zoning & Comprehensive Plan

The City of Connellsville maintains its own zoning and comprehensive plan. The information in this plan reflects the County's view of future land use only and has no bearing on the City's Comprehensive plan. Please refer to a copy of the City of Connellsville comprehensive plan and future land use map for an accurate depiction of future land use in the City of Connellsville.


Key Attributes

  • Many Historic structures
  • The Youghiogheny River
  • The Youghiogheny River Trail
  • Youghiogheny Station Glass Gallery

Existing Built Area

  • 85% of City's land area
  • The majority of the city is built out

Future Growth Areas

  • Growth will occur within the city through in-fill and reuse of existing sites and structures

Recreation/Cultural Resource Conservation

  • 4% of the City's land area

Resource Preservation

  • 2% of the City's land area

Rural Conservation

  • 9% of the City's land area