A report on Dauphin County, Pennsylvania

Map of Dauphin County, Pennsylvania School Districts
Map of Dauphin County, Pennsylvania with municipal labels showing cities and boroughs (red), townships (white), and census-designated places (blue).

County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.

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Map of Dauphin County, Pennsylvania School Districts

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Harrisburg–Carlisle metropolitan statistical area

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Defined by the Office of Management and Budget as an area consisting of three counties in South Central Pennsylvania, anchored by the cities of Harrisburg and Carlisle.

Defined by the Office of Management and Budget as an area consisting of three counties in South Central Pennsylvania, anchored by the cities of Harrisburg and Carlisle.

Dauphin County, Pennsylvania

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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Postcard depicting Market Street in Downtown Harrisburg as it appeared in 1910. Trolley tracks are noticeable along the street.
Anti-nuclear protest at Harrisburg in 1979, following the Three Mile Island accident
Aerial view of Harrisburg
Downtown with City Island in the foreground, as seen from the West Shore of the river (2015)
Astronaut's photograph of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, taken from the International Space Station (ISS) in 2007
Harrisburg, with the state capitol dome, as viewed from across the Susquehanna River in Wormleysburg
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania products treemap, 2020
Harrisburg's Market Square. Formerly the site of a market in Downtown Harrisburg, today it is a public transport hub and commercial center.
Pennsylvania Holocaust Memorial along Harrisburg's Riverfront Park/Capital Area Greenbelt
Harrisburg Market Square showing the Penn National Insurance Building (left) and the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. City Government Center (right)
Dauphin County Courthouse, located along the Susquehanna River at Front and Market Streets in downtown Harrisburg
CAT bus at the Market Square Transfer Center in Harrisburg
Harrisburg Transportation Center
Western span of the Walnut Street Bridge crossing the Susquehanna River, after it collapsed during the 1996 flood.
1848 Bank of Harrisburg 5 dollar bill
Harrisburg and vicinity, taken from the International Space Station on July 6, 2022; north is oriented towards the right.

Harrisburg (Pennsylvania Dutch: Harrisbarrig) is the capital city of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and the county seat of Dauphin County.

Map of Lebanon County, Pennsylvania School Districts

Lebanon County, Pennsylvania

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County located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.

County located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.

Map of Lebanon County, Pennsylvania School Districts
Map of Lebanon County, Pennsylvania with Municipal Labels showing Cities and Boroughs (red), Townships (white), and Census-designated places (blue).

The county was formed from portions of Dauphin and Lancaster counties in 1813, with minor boundary revisions in 1814 and 1821.

A lake in Kennedy's Valley, Perry County PA

Perry County, Pennsylvania

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County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.

County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.

A lake in Kennedy's Valley, Perry County PA
Map of Perry County, Pennsylvania Public School Districts
Map of Perry County, with Boroughs (red) and Townships (white)
A barn near Duncannon
Duncannon, downtown view showing the Doyle.
New Bloomfield in 1913.
Books Covered Bridge.
New Bloomfield.
Blain Depot in Blain.
South High Street Bridge, Duncannon.
Little Buffalo State Park, near New Bloomfield.
An old building in Dellville (formerly a store.)
Downtown Newport.
Presbyterian church in Duncannon.
Landisburg.
A shagbark hickory tree near Dellville.

Dauphin County - east

Plaque at Middle Spring Presbyterian Church

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania

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County located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.

County located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.

Plaque at Middle Spring Presbyterian Church
"Old Main" at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
U.S. Army War College
Map of Cumberland County, Pennsylvania School Districts
Map of Cumberland County, Pennsylvania with Municipal Labels showing Boroughs (red), Townships (white), and Census-designated places (blue).

Dauphin County (east)

Lower Paxton Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania

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Lower Paxton Township is a township of the second class in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States.

The Maryland-Pennsylvania boundary dispute: The conflict occurred in the Conejohela Valley with the northern apex just north of the mid-river Coejohela Flats islands, south of Wrightsville, Pennsylvania. These were inundated after the Safe Harbor Dam flooded the upper Coejoheala under Lake Clarke.

Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

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County located in the south central part of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

County located in the south central part of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

The Maryland-Pennsylvania boundary dispute: The conflict occurred in the Conejohela Valley with the northern apex just north of the mid-river Coejohela Flats islands, south of Wrightsville, Pennsylvania. These were inundated after the Safe Harbor Dam flooded the upper Coejoheala under Lake Clarke.
Lithograph of Thaddeus Stevens
A Pennsylvania Dutch Fraktur baptismal certificate from 1788
Growth rate of Lancaster County population (dark blue) lagged the growth rate of the U.S. population (magenta) until the second half of the 20th century. Chart shows population growth as a percentage of the previous decennial census.
A typical Lancaster County farm with a horse-drawn farm implement near a corn field
A typical field of grain
Amish dairy farms
The Central Market in Lancaster, a popular tourist attraction
Hot Air Balloon ride
One of the county's 29 covered bridges
Map of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Public School Districts
The Lancaster Train Station, located on the Keystone Corridor, is the second busiest Amtrak station in Pennsylvania.
Lancaster County: Cities and Boroughs (red), Townships (white), and Census-designated places (blue)
An Amish family in a traditional Amish buggy in the county.
Amish children in the back of a buggy on the road.
Amish farmers use only the horse power to cultivate their land.
Amish dairy farms in the county.
Typical Amish dairy farm.
Persons speaking a Indo-European language at home other than English or Spanish (among adults 18+), a vast majority of them speak Pennsylvania German. (ACS 2019 5-year estimate).

As settlement increased, six other counties were subsequently formed from territory directly taken, in all or in part, from Lancaster County: Berks (1752), Cumberland (1750), Dauphin (1785), Lebanon (1813), Northumberland (1772), and York (1749).

Pennsylvania

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U.S. state spanning the Mid-Atlantic, Northeastern, and Appalachian regions of the United States.

U.S. state spanning the Mid-Atlantic, Northeastern, and Appalachian regions of the United States.

William Penn, a Quaker and son of a prominent admiral, founded Pennsylvania in 1681
Shelter House in Emmaus, constructed in 1734 by Pennsylvania German settlers, is believed to be the oldest continuously occupied building structure in the Lehigh Valley and one of the oldest in Pennsylvania.
Independence Hall in Philadelphia, where the United States Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution were drafted and adopted in 1776 and 1787-88, respectively.
The July 1-3, 1863 Battle of Gettysburg in Gettysburg, which was a turning point in the Union Army's ultimate victory in the American Civil War, is depicted in this 1887 Thure de Thulstrup painting. Gettysburg was the Civil War's deadliest battle with 51,118 total casualties.
On November 19, 1863, U.S. President Abraham Lincoln (center, facing camera) arrived in Gettysburg and delivered the Gettysburg Address, considered one of the best-known speeches in American history.
Hazleton coal miners in 1900. Coal mining was a major economic activity in Pennsylvania in the 19th and 20th centuries.
Anti-nuclear protest in Harrisburg following the March 28, 1979 Three Mile Island accident in Londonderry Township, September 1979
The crash site of Flight 93 in Somerset County following the September 11 attacks
South Mountain with Allentown in the foreground, December 2010
Worlds End State Park in Sullivan County, June 2008
Köppen climate types in Pennsylvania
Autumn in North Branch Township in Wyoming County, October 2011
Allentown, the state's third largest city, May 2010
Pennsylvania jurist John Morton (1725–1777) was one of nine Pennsylvanians, the most of any of the Thirteen Colonies, to sign the Declaration of Independence. Other Pennsylvanians to sign the Declaration include George Clymer, Benjamin Franklin, Robert Morris, George Ross, Benjamin Rush, James Smith, George Taylor, and James Wilson.
Pennsylvania's population growth from 1790 to 2000
Pennsylvania's population distribution as of the 2000 census
An Amish family riding in a traditional Amish buggy in Lancaster County, May 2004
Bethlehem Steel in Bethlehem was one of the world's leading steel manufacturers for most of the 19th and 20th century. In 1982, it discontinued most of its operations, declared bankruptcy in 2001, and was dissolved in 2003.
Geo map of average income by location in Pennsylvania. Data shown is from the 2014 American Community Survey five-year estimate.
Wind Creek Bethlehem casino in Bethlehem, March 2014
Pennsylvania's 67 counties
The Pennsylvania State Capitol, built in 1906 in Harrisburg, June 2020
South Philadelphia High School on Broad Street in South Philadelphia, February 2010
Benjamin Franklin statue on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania, an Ivy League institution in Philadelphia and one of the top universities in the world, August 2007
Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom's Steel Force and Thunderhawk roller coasters in Allentown. Steel Force is the tenth longest steel rollercoaster in the world.
Road and rail map of Pennsylvania
U.S. Route 220 as it passes through Lamar Township, August 2010
30th Street Station in Philadelphia, Amtrak's third busiest train station in the nation, July 2016
The Pennsylvanian navigating the historic Horseshoe Curve near Altoona, May 2013
Philadelphia International Airport is the busiest airport in Pennsylvania and the 21st busiest overall in the United States
The Philadelphia Eagles are presented with the Vince Lombardi Trophy after winning Super Bowl LII, February 4, 2018
Citizens Bank Park in South Philadelphia, home of the Philadelphia Phillies, May 2009
NASCAR racing at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, September 2006
Beaver Stadium, a 106,572 capacity stadium in University Park, is the home field of the Penn State Nittany Lions.
Geno's Steaks in South Philadelphia is widely credited with inventing the cheesesteak in 1933.
Hershey Chocolate Factory in Hershey, August 1976

The General Assembly met in the old Dauphin County Court House until December 1821, when the Federal-style "Hills Capitol" (named for Lancaster architect Stephen Hills) was constructed on a hilltop land grant of four acres set aside for a seat of state government in Harrisburg by the prescient, entrepreneurial son and namesake of John Harris, Sr., a Yorkshire native who had founded a trading post in 1705 and ferry on the east shore of the Susquehanna River.

An Oakland Run waterfall near the Mason-Dixon Trail in SE York County

York County, Pennsylvania

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County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.

County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.

An Oakland Run waterfall near the Mason-Dixon Trail in SE York County
A farm in York County, Pennsylvania
Map of York County, Pennsylvania School Districts
Map of York County, Pennsylvania with Municipal Labels showing Cities and Boroughs (red), Townships (white), and Census-designated places (blue).

Dauphin County (northeast)

St.Nicholas Breaker, Mahanoy City, 2013

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

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County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.

County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.

St.Nicholas Breaker, Mahanoy City, 2013
Photo of wind mills in Locust Ridge Wind Farm
Map of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Public School Districts
Map of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania with Municipal Labels showing Cities and Boroughs (red), Townships (white), and Census-designated places (blue)
Farming near Klingerstown, Pennsylvania
Vraj Hindu Temple in Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania

In the year 1754, the area that would become Schuylkill County along with the areas that today are Berks, Dauphin, Lebanon, and Lehigh counties were settled by German immigrants.