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Dauphin County is a county in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. As of the 2010 census, the population was 268,100. The county seat and the largest city is Harrisburg, Pennsylvania's state capital and tenth largest city. The county was created/"erected" on March 4, 1785, from part of Lancaster County and was named after Louis-Joseph, Dauphin of France the first son of Louis XVI.
- also known as Dauphin County, Pennsylvania
- founded on (230 years ago)
- part of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area
- capital: Harrisburg
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Environmental Impact Statement
Dauphin County is a nonattainment area for fine particulate matter (PMzs) and is part of the Harrisburg-Lebanon-Carlisle PM“ nonattainment area (which includes Cumberland, Dauphin and Lebanon counties). A new coal~fired generating ...
Appletons Dictionary of Machines, Mechanics, Engine-work, and Engineering Illustrated with Four Thousand Engravings on Wood (1852)
Coal from Black Spring Ga , Dauphin county, twenty-five miles east of the river. Massive, friable; fracture irregular; color iron ilack; lustre somewhat splendent; specific gravity, lath—Volatile matter, 9.58; Carbon, 82.47; Ashes, yellow white, 8.00.
by D. Appleton and Company
Coal from Black Spring Gap, Dauphin county, twenty-five miles east of the river. Massive, friable ; fracture irregular; color iron black; lustre somewhat splendent; specific gravity, 1.44. — Volatile matter, 9.53 ; Carbon, 82.47 ; Ashes, yellow white, ...
by David Shephard Garland, James Cockcroft, Lucius Polk McGehee, Charles Porterfield
Dauphin County, 18 Pa .
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