Dauphin County, Pennsylvania

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Dauphin County /ˈdɔːfɪn/ is a county in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. As of the 2020 census, the population was 286,401.[1] The county seat and the largest city is Harrisburg,[2] Pennsylvania's state capital and tenth largest city. The county was created on March 4, 1785.[3]

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  1. "QuickFacts: Dauphin County, Pennsylvania". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 18, 2023.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  3. Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 100.