Uniontown is a city in, the county seat of and the largest city within Fayette County, in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Located about 45 miles or so southeast of Pittsburgh, the second-largest city in the state, Uniontown sits on the periphery of the Pittsburgh Metropolitan Statistical Area.
The city was founded in 1776, oddly enough on July 4th, the same day as the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia, the largest city in Pennsylvania. Uniontown grew on the back of the steel industry, and is home to impressive architecture and high-rise buildings often unseen in cities of its size.
Basic Facts About Uniontown
- Current population: 10,300
- Current mayor: Ed Fike
- Total area: 2.0 sq mi
- Official website: http://www.uniontownonline.com/
- Located in: Fayette County
- Founded in: 1776
- Zip codes: 15401
- Area codes: 724
Auto Transport Tips to and from Uniontown
As a part of the Pittsburgh Metropolitan Statistical Area, Uniontown tends to see cheaper car shipping services both into and out of it. Auto transport carriers prefer to run routes into and out of major metropolitan areas that surround large cities; Pittsburgh, the second-largest city in Pennsylvania, tends to see a decent amount of vehicle shippers running into and out of the area, so Uniontown should see prices on par with those that go to Pittsburgh proper, or to other areas that are nearby.
At the same time, you may be able to find better prices and faster car shipping services into or out of another part of the Pittsburgh metro area instead of Uniontown. It depends on the carrier your broker found and the route that they are taking into or out of Pittsburgh.
While carriers do prefer to run routes into and out of major cities and their surrounding metropolitan areas, they do have specific routes they like to travel on, and moving a pickup or delivery location closer to a carrier’s established route might help you save a bit of money or time. You’ll want to discuss it with a live agent for more information.
If you’re interested in shipping a vehicle to or from Uniontown, Pennsylvania, take a minute to fill out our free online car shipping quote request form. When you do, you’ll receive a free quote to ship your vehicle right away. If you have questions about our services, the quote you receive, the industry in general, or just need some help with getting a quote, you can give us a call any time at 800-930-7417 to speak to one of our own live agents.
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