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
    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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