Dauphin County


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Dauphin County, Pennsylvania

2 S 2nd St
Harrisburg, PA 17101
Phone: (717) 780-6300
Fax: (717) 255-2684
www.dauphincounty.org

In south-central PA, northwest of Lancaster; organized Mar 4, 1785 from Lancaster County. Name Origin: To honor France, ally of the American states in the Revolutionary War, by use of the hereditary title of the eldest son of the king of France, dauphin. Louis Joseph (1781-89), son of Louis XVI (1754-93) and Marie Antoinette (1755-93), was dauphin at the time the county was established.

Area (sq mi):: 557.53 (land 525.29; water 32.24) Population per square mile: 483.50
Population 2005: 253,995 State rank: 15 Population change: 2000-20005 0.90%; 1990-2000 5.90% Population 2000: 251,798 (White 75.60%; Black or African American 16.90%; Hispanic or Latino 4.10%; Asian 2.00%; Other 4.10%). Foreign born: 4.10%. Median age: 37.90
Income 2000: per capita $22,134; median household $41,507; Population below poverty level: 9.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $29,473-$32,953
Unemployment (2004): 4.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 21.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 22.50%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Harrisburg County seat (47,635)

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    Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Revenue, in continually expanding management roles, 1990-96, and Director 1996-98; Department of Public Welfare, CFO, 1998-99; Sodexho, Director of Quality Assurance, 1999-2002; Dauphin County, CFO, Harrisburg, 2002-03; Harrisburg International Airport, 2003 to present.
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    The Lottery encourages the holder of the winning ticket to sign the back of the ticket, call the Lottery at 717-702-8146 and file a claim at Lottery headquarters in Middletown, Dauphin County, or at any of Lottery's seven area offices.
    Mid Penn Bank has been an independently owned community bank since 1868 and continues to operate from its original location at 349 Union Street, Millersburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania.