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Hershey, PA History
Hershey is a census-designated place (CDP) in Derry Township, Dauphin County in the U.S. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The community is located 14 miles east of Harrisburg and is part of the Harrisburg–Carlisle Metropolitan Statistical Area. Hershey has no legal status as an incorporated municipality and all municipal services are provided by Derry Township. The population was 12,771 at the 2000 census.
Hershey was originally named Derry Church, Pennsylvania. It was renamed Hershey in 1906 after the growing popularity of Hershey's Chocolate. It is popularly called "Chocolatetown, USA." Hershey is also referred to as "The Sweetest Place on Earth."
The Hershey Company
The Hershey Company, known until April 2004 as the Hershey Foods Corporation and commonly called Hershey's, is the largest chocolate manufacturer in North America. Its headquarters are in Hershey, Pennsylvania, a town permeated by the aroma of cocoa on some days, and home to Hershey's Chocolate World. It was founded by Milton S. Hershey in 1894 as the Hershey Chocolate Company, a subsidiary of his Lancaster Caramel Company. Hershey's candies and other products are sold worldwide.
Hershey's is one of the oldest chocolate companies in the United States, and an American icon for its chocolate bar. The Hershey Company owns many other candy companies and is also affiliated with Hershey Entertainment and Resorts Company, which runs Hersheypark, a chocolate-themed amusement park; the Hershey Bears hockey team; Hersheypark Stadium; and the GIANT Center.
Hersheypark is an amusement park located in Hershey, Pennsylvania, in close proximity to the Hershey Chocolate Factory.
Hersheypark was opened in 1907 as a leisure park for the employees of the Hershey Chocolate Company, an American confectionery company. Later, the company decided to open the park to the public. Today the park has over 110 acres and over 60 rides and attractions.
Hersheypark admission also includes entry into Zoo America, an adjacent zoo. Also adjacent is Hershey's Chocolate World, a visitors' center that is open to the public and that contains shops, restaurants, and a chocolate-themed ride. Both Chocolate World and ZOOAMERICA are accessible from outside the park boundaries, with Chocolate World offering admission for free.
Sports & Entertainment
There is always something to do in Hershey, PA with year-round sports and entertainment excitement. Summers in Hershey sizzle with the best in rock, country, and pop concerts at HERSHEYPARK Stadium and THE STAR PAVILION. Or, you can take in a home game of the American Hockey League HERSHEY BEARS as they hit the ice October through April at the state-of-the-art GIANT Center. GIANT Center also hosts top-name concerts, ice shows, and many other family events throughout the year.
Points of Interest
Hershey is home to The Hershey Company which also makes the well-known Hershey Bar and Hershey's Kisses. As well as the parent to the H.B. Resse Candy Company who is the maker of Reese's Peanut Butter Cups. Hershey's Cholocate World is a is a factory store and virtual tour ride of The Hershey Company. Hershey Entertainment and Resorts Company owns and operates Hersheypark, Hersheypark Stadium and and other attractions such as ZooAmerica, Hershey Gardens, and is a major employer of the community and surrounding area. The Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and the Milston Hersehy School for orphans and troubled youth are also located in Hershey. Also located in Hershey is the Pennsylvania State Police Acadamey.
Dauphin County, Pennsylvania
Dauphin County is a county in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania and is one of the three counties comprising the Harrisburg–Carlisle Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of 2004, the population was estimated at 253,282. The county includes the city of Harrisburg, which has served as the state capital since 1812.
Dauphin County was created on March 4, 1785, from part of Lancaster County and was named after Louis-Joseph, Dauphin of France the first son of Louis XVI. Louis-Joseph's title of Dauphin signified that he was the heir apparent to the throne of France. The county seat is Harrisburg.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 558 square miles, of which, 525 square miles of it is land and 32 square miles of it (5.78%) is water. The county is bound to its western border by the Susquehanna River.
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