Grindstone, Pennsylvania

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Grindstone, Pennsylvania
Census-designated place
Grindstone is located in Pennsylvania
Grindstone is located in the US
Coordinates: 40°01′02″N 79°49′53″W / 40.01722°N 79.83139°W / 40.01722; -79.83139Coordinates: 40°01′02″N 79°49′53″W / 40.01722°N 79.83139°W / 40.01722; -79.83139
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Fayette
Townships Jefferson, Redstone
 • Total 1.3 sq mi (3.3 km2)
 • Land 1.3 sq mi (3.3 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 833 ft (254 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 498
 • Density 390/sq mi (150.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 15442
FIPS code 42-31592
GNIS feature ID 1176245

Grindstone is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Jefferson and Redstone townships, in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States. The community was a part of the Grindstone-Rowes Run CDP, before it was split into two separate CDPs for the 2010 census. As of the 2010 census, the population was 498.[1] Its ZIP code is 15442.

Grindstone is primarily in southern Jefferson Township but extends south across Redstone Creek into the northern part of Redstone Township. It is bordered to the southeast by the community of Rowes Run. Fayette City is 7.5 miles (12.1 km) to the north, and Uniontown, the Fayette County seat, is 12 miles (19 km) to the southeast. Brownsville is 4 miles (6 km) to the west.


  1. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001), Grindstone CDP, Pennsylvania". American FactFinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved July 25, 2016.