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Dauphin County Pennsylvania Genealogy and History

County Seat: Harrisburg

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Under Pennsylvania law, there are four types of incorporated municipalities: cities, boroughs, townships, and, in at most two cases, towns. The following cities, boroughs and townships are located in Dauphin County:

City: Harrisburg (county seat).

Boroughs: Berrysburg, Dauphin, Elizabethville, Gratz, Halifax, Highspire, Hummelstown, Lykens, Middletown, Millersburg, Paxtang, Penbrook, Pillow, Royalton, Steelton, Williamstown.

Townships: Conewago, Derry, East Hanover, Halifax, Jackson, Jefferson, Londonderry, Lower Paxton, Lower Swatara, Lykens, Middle Paxton, Mifflin, Reed, Rush, South Hanover, Susquehanna, Swatara, Upper Paxton, Washington, Wayne, West Hanover, Wiconisco, Williams.

Census-designated places: Bressler, Colonial Park, Enhaut, Hershey, Lawnton, Lenkerville, Linglestown, Oberlin, Palmdale, Paxtonia, Progress, Rutherford, Skyline View, Union Deposit, Wiconisco.

Census-designated places are geographical areas designated by the U.S. Census Bureau for the purposes of compiling demographic data. They are not actual jurisdictions under Pennsylvania law. Other unincorporated communities, such as villages, may be listed here as well.

Unincorporated communities: Bachmanville, Cartin, Chambers Hill, Clifton, Dietrich, Deodate, Dayton, Carsonville, Ebenezer, Edgemont, Ellendale Forge, Enders, Enterline, Erdman, Estherton, Freys Grove, Fort Hunter, Grantville, Greenfield, Hanoverdale, Heckton, Hockersville, Hoernerstown, Inglenook, Jednota, Killinger, Loyalton, Lucknow, Manada Gap, Manada Hill, Matamoras, Matterstown, Montrose Park, Oakleigh, Oakmont, Oberlin Gardens, Paxtang Manor, Piketown, Powells Valley, Rockville, Sand Beach, Shellsville, Singersville, Speeceville, Swatara, Vaughn, Waynesville.

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