Dunbar Borough

General Character

Dunbar Borough is located in the north-central portion of Fayette County, approximately 9 miles north of Uniontown and one mile east of Route 119. The Borough is largely built out with a variety of uses of which residential is the largest. The Borough is located in a rural setting and is in close proximity to the Youghiogheny River.


Key Attributes

  • Central location within the County

Existing Built Area

  • 63% of Borough land area
  • A large portion of the Borough is built out and shows signs of historic development patterns

Future Growth Areas

  • 5% of Borough land area
  • Future growth will occur on remaining developable land and as in-fill or reuse in existing fabric

Resource Preservation

  • 7% of Borough land area

Rural Conservation

  • 24% of Borough land area