Dauphin County, PA

DAUPHIN COUNTY, situated toward the southeast part of Pennsylvania, with Susquehanna river on the west. Area, 608 square miles. Face of the country mountainous and hilly; soil generally fertile. Seat of justice, Harrisburgh, which is also the capital of the state. Pop. in 1820, 21,663; in 1830, 25,303; in 1840, 30,118; in 1850, 35,754. (Fanning's, 1853)
Place Unit Type
County
Containing Unit
Name Type
Fagg's Manor, PA City or Town
Fort Hunter, PA City or Town
Halifax, PA City or Town
Harrisburg, PA City or Town
Hummelstown, PA City or Town
Middletown, PA City or Town
Penbrook, PA City or Town
Running Pumps, PA City or Town
Steelton, PA City or Town
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