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Dauphin County, Pennsylvania

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The county was created on March 4, 1785, from part of Lancaster County and was named after Louis-Joseph, Dauphin of France, the first son of king Louis XVI. Located within the county is Three Mile Island Nuclear Generating Station, site of the 1979 nuclear core meltdown. The county conatins the current capital of Pennsylvania, the city of Harrisburg.

Adjacent Counties

Cities & Boroughs

  • Berrysburg
  • Dauphin
  • Elizabethville
  • Gratz
  • Halifax
  • Highspire
  • Hummelstown
  • Harrisburg (County Seat)
  • Lykens
  • Middletown
  • Millersburg
  • Paxtang
  • Penbrook
  • Pillow
  • Royalton
  • Steelton
  • Williamstown

For other Townships & Communities, please see Wikipedia.



National Register of Historic Places

Genealogy, Inc.

Hershey's Chocolate World

Genealogy Trails

PA Gen Web

Dauphin County History

PA Roots

Pennsylvania Genealogy - Dauphin County


Genealogy Express