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Learn about the history of South Fayette Township, the Historical Society of South Fayette Township and the 175th anniversary of the township (1842-2017).
Learn about ZIP codes and post office names that the U.S. Postal Service uses in South Fayette.
Residents enjoy the homes, parks, schools and other services and amenities, while businesses appreciate the direct access to roadways such as Interstate 79, Route 50 and the future Southern Beltway.
South Fayette takes great pride in being A Community Growing Together. South Fayette’s population was 14,416 in the 2010 Census —an increase of more than 48 percent since 1980. Population has increased to 15,614, according to the 2017 U.S. Census estimate.
On the business side, total assessed commercial value in South Fayette increased by more than 40 percent, or $63 million, from 2012 through 2014.Named in honor of General Lafayette of the American Revolution, the 21-square-mile township has a rich heritage and a bright future.
The South Fayette municipal building, 515 Millers Run Road, includes the township administrative offices, the police station, the library, and the senior center. The Public Works garage is located next door.
South Fayette Township tax revenues support numerous public services such as:
- Police Department
- Road Maintenance and Repair (70+ miles of roadway)
- Snow Plowing
- Recycling and Waste Collection
- Parks (450+ acres)
- Recreation Programs
- Community Events
- South Fayette Connect Magazine
- Website and Social Media
- Stormwater Management
- Building Inspection
- Code Enforcement
- Planning and Engineering
- Community Outreach
- Economic Development
- Financial Management
- Customer Service
- Fire Protection (4 volunteer fire departments)
A Township of the First Class
South Fayette Township is home to a variety of businesses, including the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC South Center, which opened in 2014. The outpatient pediatric facility, as well as Newbury Market, The Crossings at South Fayette, Abele Business Park and other developments, have been launched thanks to easy access to the South Fayette/Bridgeville interchange of Interstate 79. Many of the township's small businesses, such as the historic Portman's Farm Market, are family-owned or independently operated.