About This Place
Dawson is a borough in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 451 at the 2000 census.
Dawson is located at 40°2′52″N 79°39′31″W / 40.04778°N 79.65861°W / 40.04778; -79.65861 (40.047892, -79.658659).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.5 km²), of which, 0.2 square miles (0.4 km²) of it is land and 5.56% is water.