Fairplay, Pennsylvania

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Fairplay is located in Pennsylvania
Location of Fairplay in Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 39°44′32″N 077°17′09″W / 39.74222°N 77.28583°W / 39.74222; -77.28583Coordinates: 39°44′32″N 077°17′09″W / 39.74222°N 77.28583°W / 39.74222; -77.28583[1]
CountryUnited States
TownshipFreedom Township
Elevation515 ft (157 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)717

Fairplay is a populated place in Adams County, Pennsylvania, United States.[1] It is located between the Gettysburg Battlefield and the Mason–Dixon line at the intersection of U.S. Route 15 in Pennsylvania and the Emmitsburg Road near Marsh Creek,[citation needed] in Freedom Township.[2] Moritz' Tavern at the intersection was the site of General John F. Reynolds' headquarters the night before the Battle of Gettysburg.[citation needed]


  1. ^ a b c "Fairplay (Adams County, Pennsylvania)". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved June 23, 2013.
  2. ^ "Topographic map of showing Fairplay in Freedom Township, near border with Cumberland Township". USGS Adams County Township Maps. USGS. Retrieved June 23, 2013. External link in |work= (help)[permanent dead link]