Dallastown Community Information

Dallastown Borough was named in honor of George H. Dallas of Philadelphia, who was the Vice President during the Presidency of James K Polk. Dallastown was incorporated April of 1866 and since that time has been a great hometown for friendly people throughout all that has happened in the world around it.

York County currently has a population of about 350,000 and was created in 1749 from part of Lancaster County and named either for the Duke of York, an early patron of the Penn Family, or for the city and shire of York in England. York, the county seat, was laid out in 1741.

With more than 250 years of tradition, historic York County blends charming local customs with the beauty one of Pennsylvania's richest farm regions. The county, nestled in the rolling farmlands of south central Pennsylvania, offers activities for every interest, from golf and museums to cultural attractions and wineries and from factory tours to great shopping for antiques, hand-made crafts and fantastic bargains.

Historically, York served as America's first capitol as home to the Continental Congress from September 1777-June 1778. Area museums provide glimpses into areas such as timekeeping, weight lifting, agriculture, Native American life and the unique world famous Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Museum. But, if history doesn't interest you there are plenty of other things to see and do. Check out the three great state parks where you can hike, fish, swim, picnic or just relax. Dallastown also features easy access to Chesapeake Bay and all that it has to offer as well as Philadelphia, Baltimore and plenty to do within an easy drive.

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