Dauphin County Real Estate

Dauphin County is located in the south of Pennsylvania and home to the state capital of Harrisburg. The county is known for its beautiful countryside and dynamic cities and towns where you can find excellent museums, art galleries, restaurants and entertainment venues. Dauphin County attracts home buyers from all demographics thanks to its diverse mix of real estate at all price points, excellent amenities, and easy access to major centers such as Philadelphia and Baltimore. Read more about Dauphin County

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Dauphin County Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $364K
Lowest Price $0
Highest Price $12M
Total Listings 549
Avg. Days On Market 134
Avg. Price/SQFT $133

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312 Tennessee Ave, Elizabethville
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  • Sunday, Sep 24th, 1:00pm - 3:00pm

$249,900

312 Tennessee Ave, Elizabethville, PA, 17023

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188 Huckleberry Ln, Harrisburg

$850,000

188 Huckleberry Ln, Harrisburg, PA, 17112

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950 Woodridge Dr, Middletown

$209,900

950 Woodridge Dr, Middletown, PA, 17057

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2307 Rudy Rd, Harrisburg

$179,900

2307 Rudy Rd, Harrisburg, PA, 17104

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413 2nd St, Highspire

$229,900

413 2nd St, Highspire, PA, 17034

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249 Vine St, Williamstown

$104,900

249 Vine St, Williamstown, PA, 17098

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652 Seneca St, Harrisburg

$59,990

652 Seneca St, Harrisburg, PA, 17110

3 1 0
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5600 Chambers Hill Rd, Harrisburg
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  • Sunday, Oct 1st, 1:00pm - 3:00pm

$260,000

5600 Chambers Hill Rd, Harrisburg, PA, 17111

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106-a N Elmer Ave, Halifax

$225,777

106-a N Elmer Ave, Halifax, PA, 17032

2 1 0
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138 Hoerner St, Harrisburg

$10,000

138 Hoerner St, Harrisburg, PA, 17103

3 1 0
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605 Locust St, Hummelstown

$2,995

605 Locust St, Hummelstown, PA, 17036

5 2 1
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539 Park Ter, Harrisburg

$175,000

539 Park Ter, Harrisburg, PA, 17111

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7217 White Oak Boulevard, Harrisburg

$321,100

7217 White Oak Boulevard, Harrisburg, PA, 17112

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364 Spruce St, Steelton

$169,900

364 Spruce St, Steelton, PA, 17113

6 2 0
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4249 Locust Ln, Harrisburg

$265,000

4249 Locust Ln, Harrisburg, PA, 17109

3 1 0
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6545 Parkway East, Harrisburg

$1,500,000

6545 Parkway East, Harrisburg, PA, 17112

5 4 1
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39 Dogwood Dr, Hershey

$479,000

39 Dogwood Dr, Hershey, PA, 17033

5 3 0
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1804 Ethan Dr, Harrisburg

$488,990

1804 Ethan Dr, Harrisburg, PA, 17110

4 2 1
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5201 Jonestown Rd, Harrisburg

$2,300

5201 Jonestown Rd, Harrisburg, PA, 17112

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508 Shield St, Harrisburg

$309,900

508 Shield St, Harrisburg, PA, 17109

3 2 0
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Lot 79 Mushroom Hill Rd, Harrisburg

$75,000

Lot 79 Mushroom Hill Rd, Harrisburg, PA, 17111

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2025 Mount Vernon Cir, Harrisburg
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  • Sunday, Sep 24th, 12:00pm - 2:30pm

$284,995

2025 Mount Vernon Cir, Harrisburg, PA, 17110

3 2 0
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632 Wiconisco St, Harrisburg

$150,000

632 Wiconisco St, Harrisburg, PA, 17110

3 1 0
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30 Hockersville Rd, Hershey

$1,895

30 Hockersville Rd, Hershey, PA, 17033

3 2 1
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4708 Marblehead St, Harrisburg

$219,900

↓ $5,000

4708 Marblehead St, Harrisburg, PA, 17109

3 1 0
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4306 Meadowcrest Rd, Harrisburg

$329,000

4306 Meadowcrest Rd, Harrisburg, PA, 17112

4 2 1
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1706 Glenside Dr, Harrisburg

$174,990

1706 Glenside Dr, Harrisburg, PA, 17109

4 1 0
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1316 Green St, Harrisburg

$99,500

1316 Green St, Harrisburg, PA, 17102

2 1 0
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2431 Derry St, Harrisburg

$120,000

2431 Derry St, Harrisburg, PA, 17111

3 1 1
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302 Hickory Hill Ter, Harrisburg

$239,900

302 Hickory Hill Ter, Harrisburg, PA, 17109

3 1 0
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4305 Central Ave, Harrisburg

$240,000

4305 Central Ave, Harrisburg, PA, 17112

2 1 0
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467 Kelker St, Oberlin

$439,900

467 Kelker St, Oberlin, PA, 17113

3 2 1

Dauphin County Real Estate & Properties

One of the most appealing aspects of Dauphin County is the incredible variety of real estate available. Homes for sale in Dauphin County range from magnificent estates set on acres of land to modest single-family homes and modern townhouses. Architectural styles include Cape Cod, Ranch, Colonial and custom-built Contemporary homes.


Luxury homes in Dauphin County sit on generous lots and often have beautiful landscaping with mature trees and plenty of lawn and garden space. Some features you might find include swimming pools, oversized decks, soaring ceilings, stone fireplaces, wine cellars, walk-in pantries, home offices and luxurious bathrooms with jetted tubs.


The most common Dauphin County homes for sale are detached single-family homes. Most have front and backyards, garages, formal living, and multiple bedrooms. Open-plan living spaces are common, as are laundry rooms and basements. Other features could include hardwood floors, stainless steel appliances, and granite countertops.


Townhouses in Dauphin County can be very affordable and a great option for those who want to be part of a close-knit community. Many townhomes have contemporary design features and amenities such as covered decks, finished basements and gourmet kitchens. Some have HOAs that take care of snow removal and lawn care and offer access to community pools.

Dauphin County Area Information

Dauphin County is located about a two-hour drive west of Philadelphia. The Susquehanna River runs along the western border of the county and the Conewago Creek runs along the southern border. Dauphin County’s ideal location in the south of Pennsylvania gives it easy access to major hubs such as Baltimore, Washington D.C. and New York City.

Dauphin County History

Dauphin County was established in 1785 and named after Louis Joseph Xavier Francois, the dauphin of France and eldest son of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette. It was primarily an agricultural center until the 19th century when the Pennsylvania Canal and Pennsylvania Railroad were built, allowing Harrisburg to become one of the most industrialized cities in the Northeast.

Dauphin County: Highlights & Attractions

There’s something to please everyone in Dauphin County, from interesting historic landmarks to beautiful hiking trails, amusement parks, art museums, and enticing restaurants and shops. You can spend your days exploring the countryside or enjoying all the urban amenities of Harrisburg and other dynamic cities in the county.


Harrisburg is the state capital and the largest city in Dauphin County. Here you’ll find the impressive State Capitol Complex, which is an icon of the city. Other attractions in Harrisburg include the National Civil War Museum, State Museum of Pennsylvania, and the City Island Complex, which has hiking trails, batting cages, and a golf course.


The community of Hershey was originally created as a model town for workers at the Hershey Chocolate Factory. The town has since grown into a dynamic community with several attractions. Visit the Hershey Story Museum to learn about the history of the company, Hershey’s Chocolate World to make your own chocolate bars, and Hersheypark to enjoy the rides and zoo.


Outside of the busy cities and towns, Dauphin County offers plenty of countryside to explore. There are numerous hiking and cycling trails including the Appalachian Trail, which runs through the center of the county. Outdoor enthusiasts can also go fishing or boating along the Susquehanna River.


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