Dauphin County, Pennsylvania Genealogy Guide2016-06-02T16:08:53+00:00

Dauphin County, Pennsylvania Records

Dauphin County, Pennsylvania (Map It) was created on March 4, 1785 from Lancaster County. The county was named in honor of Louis-Joseph, Dauphin of France.

Dauphin County is bordered by Northumberland County (north), Schuylkill County (northeast), Lebanon County (east), Lancaster County (south), York County (southwest), Cumberland County (west), Perry County (west). A Map of Dauphin County, Pennsylvania contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Dauphin County Townships include  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.

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

Dauphin County Cities & Towns include Harrisburg. See also Dauphin County Municipalities Incorporation Dates.

Dauphin County, Pennsylvania Courthouse Records

Dauphin County Townships Map
Dauphin County Townships Map


Dauphin County, PA Courthouse

The Dauphin County Courthouse is located in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Learn More About State of Pennsylvania Court, Tax, Land and Probate Records.

The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH. Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.

The following dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Dauphin county. The date listed for each record is usually the earliest registration filed. The date does not indicate that there are alot records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually filed with the clerk.

Dauphin County, Pennsylvania Census Records

Dauphin County, Pennsylvania Vital Records

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