Dauphin County Homes For Sale

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.

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Dauphin County Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $284K
Lowest Price $0
Highest Price $12M
Total Listings 573
Avg. Days On Market 133
Avg. Price/SQFT $129

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550 Lakewood Dr, Harrisburg

$12,000,000

550 Lakewood Dr, Harrisburg, PA, 17112

0 0 0
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250 Timber Trl Ln, Harrisburg

$5,000,000

↑ $4,995,000

250 Timber Trl Ln, Harrisburg, PA, 17112

0 0 0
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6045 Lyters Ln, Harrisburg

$2,850,000

6045 Lyters Ln, Harrisburg, PA, 17111

8 5 3
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1000 S 21st St, Harrisburg

$2,300,000

1000 S 21st St, Harrisburg, PA, 17104

0 0 0
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Lot 4 Farm Crest, Hummelstown

$1,885,000

Lot 4 Farm Crest, Hummelstown, PA, 17036

5 4 1
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100 Jillian Way, Hummelstown
OPENHOUSE
  • Saturday, Sep 24th, 11:00am - 6:00pm

$1,752,000

100 Jillian Way, Hummelstown, PA, 17036

5 5 1
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0 Hershey Rd, Harrisburg

$1,500,000

0 Hershey Rd, Harrisburg, PA, 17112

0 0 0
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1765 S Fishing Creek Valley Rd, Harrisburg

$1,350,000

1765 S Fishing Creek Valley Rd, Harrisburg, PA, 17112

0 0 0
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107 S Hanover St, Hershey

$1,300,000

107 S Hanover St, Hershey, PA, 17033

0 0 0
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2451 Kensington Way, Harrisburg

$1,024,990

↓ $8,000

2451 Kensington Way, Harrisburg, PA, 17112

5 4 1
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7050 Jonestown Rd Allentown Blvd, Harrisburg

$995,000

7050 Jonestown Rd Allentown Blvd, Harrisburg, PA, 17112

0 0 0
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1051 Sand Hill Rd, Hershey

$995,000

↓ $105,000

1051 Sand Hill Rd, Hershey, PA, 17033

6 5 0
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6411 Devonshire Heights Rd, Harrisburg

$980,000

6411 Devonshire Heights Rd, Harrisburg, PA, 17111

4 1 1
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3405 N Front St, Harrisburg

$975,000

3405 N Front St, Harrisburg, PA, 17110

0 0 0
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2449 Kensington Way, Harrisburg

$929,990

↓ $35,000

2449 Kensington Way, Harrisburg, PA, 17112

4 3 1
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0 Park Blvd, Hershey

$900,000

↓ $100,000

0 Park Blvd, Hershey, PA, 17033

0 0 0
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1803 George Street, Harrisburg

$900,000

1803 George Street, Harrisburg, PA, 17103

0 0 0
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5400 Derry St, Harrisburg

$895,000

5400 Derry St, Harrisburg, PA, 17111

0 0 0
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1140 Middletown Rd, Hummelstown

$888,500

1140 Middletown Rd, Hummelstown, PA, 17036

5 3 0
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900 Pheasant Rd, Harrisburg

$875,000

900 Pheasant Rd, Harrisburg, PA, 17112

5 5 2
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6434 Moline Ln, Harrisburg

$859,900

6434 Moline Ln, Harrisburg, PA, 17111

5 3 1
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144 Creekside Drive, Elizabethtown
OPENHOUSE
  • Saturday, Sep 24th, 11:00am - 2:00pm

$849,900

↓ $5,000

144 Creekside Drive, Elizabethtown, PA, 17022

4 2 1
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5105 Gallo Way, Harrisburg
OPENHOUSE
  • Saturday, Sep 24th, 11:00am - 6:00pm

$849,900

5105 Gallo Way, Harrisburg, PA, 17112

5 3 1
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0 S Hershey Rd, Hummelstown

$800,000

↓ $199,000

0 S Hershey Rd, Hummelstown, PA, 17036

0 0 0
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0 Stauffers Church Rd, Hershey

$799,500

0 Stauffers Church Rd, Hershey, PA, 17033

0 0 0
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3920 Chambers Hill Rd, Harrisburg

$799,000

3920 Chambers Hill Rd, Harrisburg, PA, 17111

0 0 0
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1130 Middletown Rd. Rd, Hummelstown

$797,000

1130 Middletown Rd. Rd, Hummelstown, PA, 17036

4 3 0
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4712 Pine Ridge Rd, Harrisburg

$794,000

↓ $5,000

4712 Pine Ridge Rd, Harrisburg, PA, 17110

4 4 0
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130 Eastwood Cir, Hummelstown

$780,000

↓ $10,000

130 Eastwood Cir, Hummelstown, PA, 17036

5 3 1
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148 Savannah Dr, Hummelstown

$749,900

148 Savannah Dr, Hummelstown, PA, 17036

4 2 1
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Lot 30 Jennifer Cir, Harrisburg

$749,900

↓ $20,000

Lot 30 Jennifer Cir, Harrisburg, PA, 17112

4 2 1
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1045 Fairdell Dr, Hummelstown

$734,900

↓ $5,000

1045 Fairdell Dr, Hummelstown, PA, 17036

4 2 1

Dauphin County Real Estate

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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