Fairless Hills is a census-designated place (CDP) in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States. The CDP is located within Falls Township. The population was 8,466 at the 2010 census.
Fairless Hills as it is known today began in 1951 when developer Danherst Corporation began erecting prefabricated homes built by Gunnison Magichomes, Inc. Gunnison was a wholly owned subsidiary of U.S. Steel. The development was financed by U.S. Steel with a loan of $50 million. It was named in honor of Benjamin Fairless, then president of U.S. Steel, which operated the "Fairless Works" plant which employed most of Fairless Hills' homeowners at the time.
The Sotcher Farmhouse was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1977.
Fairless Hills is located at 40°10′44″N 74°51′11″W (40.178909, -74.853044).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.9 square miles (4.9 km2), of which 0.52% is water. Its climate borders upon humid subtropical (Cfa) and hot-summer humid continental (Dfa.) Average monthly temperatures range from 32.0° F in January to 76.3° F in July. The local hardiness zone is 7a.
Some later developers of Fairless Hills designated several sections, or neighborhoods, such as Heddington, Drexelwood, and Fairbridge North.
As of the 2010 census, Fairless Hills was 85.2% White, 3.7% Black or African American, 0.1% Native American, 5.6% Asian, 0.1% some other race, and 1.6% were two or more races.