January, the annual Pennsylvania State Farm Show is held here in Dauphin
County at the State Farm Show Complex. Then through out the
year the Farm Show Complex is host to a wide range of entertainment,
agricultural, business and cultural events.
outside of Harrisburg is a small town with a BIG name Hershey.
Of course famous for candy production, Hershey offers visitors many
attractions: a world class amusement park, museums, classic theatre,
gardens, and the Hershey School.
county has may smaller communities each with something to offer.
natural areas of Dauphin County are diverse and wonderful.
Bordered on the west by the scenic (and favorite of many
sports minded people) Susquehanna River. The geography of
Dauphin County includes river and stream water sheds, rolling farm lands
and the Appalachian Mountains (with a section of the Appalachian
Trail). If you enjoy scenic vistas, hiking, fishing, hunting or
boating they are all here in Dauphin County.
County is also a strategic transportation hub. Routes 83 and 15
running South, Routes 76 and 80 West, Routes 322, 81 North, and Route
78/81, 76 and 80 running East. A huge percentage of the US
population (Markets) is within a one day drive of Dauphin County!
business, state government, recreation, cultural, scenic or family living we
have it here in Dauphin County!
find the official Dauphin County Government site by clicking on the link
above and find the dauphin county link on the community page.