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Dauphin County, PA
The county was named for the eldest son of the king of France

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Dauphin County is one of 67 counties in Pennsylvania.

The county is in the Harrisburg-Carlisle metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 253,282. This was an increase of  .59% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$41,507
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Dauphin County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Dauphin County was $31,955. This was an increase of 22.0% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 103% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Harrisburg

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28% of Dauphin County residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dauphin County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Dauphin County include Baldwin Cemetery, Bethel Cemetery, Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Calvary Cemetery, Calvary Cemetery, Churchville Cemetery, Day Cemetery, East Harrisburg Cemetery, Fairview Cemetery, Gods Missionary Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Dauphin County include Bachmanville, Berrysburg, Bressler, Carsonville, Colonial Crest, Conewago, Dauphin, Deodate, Derry, Devonshire Heights ... View communities

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Colleges in Dauphin County include Harrisburg Area Community College - Harrisburg, Penn State Harrisburg, Pennsylvania State College of Medicine ... View colleges

School districts in Dauphin County include Central Dauphin SD, Derry Township SD, Halifax Area SD, Harrisburg City SD, Lower Dauphin SD, Middletown Area SD, Millersburg Area SD, Steelton-Highspire SD, Susquehanna Township SD, Upper Dauphin Area SD ... View school districts

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Libraries

Libraries in Dauphin County include East Shore Area Library, Elizabethville Area Branch Library, Harrisburg Downtown Branch, Harrisburg Uptown Branch, Hershey Public Library, Hummelstown Community Library, Johnson Memorial Library, Kline Village Branch Library, Middletown Public Library, Northern Dauphin Branch Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Dauphin County include Patriot-News, Upper Dauphin Sentinel ... View newspapers

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Politics

Dauphin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Dauphin County political report.

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Travel

Airports in Dauphin County include Harrisburg International

Hotels in Dauphin County include Baymont Inn, Best Western, Best Western Capital Plaza, Best Western Inn & Suites, Best Western Inn Hershey, Cocoa Flats, Comfort Inn East, Comfort Inn Harrisburg, Comfort Inn Hershey, Comfort Inn Riverfront ... More hotels

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