Local Area & Central PA Information

For Residents and Tourists

Whether you are a resident of the Hershey area or just visiting, the links below will provide you with useful information for navigating the area, visiting local attractions, and learning about the history of the area. Check below for links relevant to both the Harrisburg and Lancaster areas.

For those of you from out of town: the town of Hershey is located in Derry Township, which is located in Dauphin County. A few miles to the west lies Harrisburg, the capital of Pennsylvania and Dauphin County Seat.

Hershey and Derry Township

The Basics Weather
Derry Township Government
Derry Township Police Department
Derry Township School District
PennState Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
The Milton S. Hershey School
Hershey Partnership
Hershey Area Neighbors & Newcomers Club
Hershey Community Organizations
Downtown Hershey
Tourism & Shopping All things Hershey : Hersheypark | Chocolate World | Zoo America
Hershey Gardens
Tanger Outlets (Hershey)
History and Commerce Derry Township Historical Society
Hershey Community Archives
The Hershey Company
Hershey Museum

Harrisburg and Central Pennsylvania

General Info      Weather
Harrisburg Government
Dauphin County Government
Central Dauphin School District
Lower Dauphin School District
Lancaster County Government
Lebanon County Government
Capital Area Transit – Harrisburg/Hershey Route
Harrisburg International Airport
WITF – Local Public Radio and Television
Tourism & Shopping Events in Hershey, Harrisburg, Lancaster, and YorkMore Hershey and Harrisburg events…
Visit Pennsylvania
Central PA Convention & Visitors Bureau
Pennsylvania Visitor’s Network