Fayette Spring, Fayette, OH

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Rte. 20
Fayette, OH 43521
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Just east of Fayette, OH. Great tasting fresh water. Iron content is high. An old man pulled up while I was there and informed me that locals have been using this spring for years. It is normal for iron content to be high in this region.

I was turned off by the large rusty bucket, lol. I have been assured that this is a completely natural occurrence of water emerging from the earth.

Nearest Address

Rte. 20 about 3 miles due East of Downtown Fayette

Directions from Nearest Address

There is a small U-shaped driveway for easy access, the spring is literally right off the road, south side.

Vital Information

  • Fee: No Fee
  • Access: Public
  • Flow: Continuous
  • TDS: N/A
  • Temp: N/A
  • pH: N/A

Hours Spring is Open:

24/7/365

GPS:
41.675464, -84.262873

Map Link: Fayette Spring Map

Submitted by: Todd Platzer

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Posted: January 10, 2010

Category: Ohio, View All

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  1. Campbub7 says:

    good water, lots of iron….so if your low on iron, this is the water for you!

  2. Hotpoint76 says:

    Was out riding by bike today (95 degrees out) and this was a god send!  Super cold iron rich water!  A local guy that also stopped said that there were a few more in the area.  Anyone know where?  

  3. Can’t wait to drive out & find this little spring~sounds wonderful!

  4. Went there today, good tasting water. Good flow also.

  5. 41.675492,-84.262927 are the actual coordinates. Just about a half mile east of the pin on the map.

  6. Depaty Fife says:

    Could the high iron content actually create health problems – especially for men – who don’t need as much? Also, I’m new to this site, and the concept sounds AMAZING. But I have to ask, are these springs ever tested for chemical runoff from farmer’s fields, etc.? Thanks!

  7. Gillian says:

    I went here yesterday. If you click “directions” above to this spring, you will be about 5 min away from the spring. Thank you Oenema for posting the exact coordinates. If you put these in your GPS it will take you right to the spring:
    41.675492,-84.262927

  8. Maddie says:

    I have been getting water from here for a year now and it’s so good! It’s the only water I drink so I take a drive over about every 2-3 weeks. Haven’t had the water tested before, but I do believe it is high in iron. The water has a very slight tint to it from the iron. I actually can’t drink any sort of tap or bottled water anymore because it all tastes so gross to me now that I have been spoiled with this tasty water for so long. I would most definitely recommend!

  9. Ellen says:

    Visited this spring a couple times in the last few months. Water tastes clean. Fulton Co. Health Dept tests this water yearly in August. Last visit 3.2018 water was cloudy/milky settles when water sits. Is this normal for springs to be clear then cloudy?

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