Dauphin, Pennsylvania Statistic: Population, Charts, Map, Steets and More

A quick check of the population and steets of Dauphin City will show you that this area is the eighth largest in the state of Manitoba. As of 2016, there are just over 8,500 residents. The city is located in the Prairie Mountains. For more information, see the "About" page for more information. In the meantime, if you're curious about the area's history, you can browse the city's historical documents.

The borough began as a settlement near the mouth of Stony Creek. Judge Green laid out the city as "Port Lyon" and named streets after Pennsylvania rivers and creeks. The Pennsylvania Canal prompted early expectations of Dauphin as a coal port. In 1765, the Dauphin & Susquehanna Coal Company bought eighteen tracts of land near Little Mountain and four more in Middle Paxton Township.

Despite the name of the streets, Dauphin City's history is a mash-up of Spanish and American settlements. The Spanish explorer Alonso Alvarez de Pineda mapped the island in 1519. However, no substantial European settlements were established until 1699. Spanish historical figures were acknowledged in the street names. Listed below are some of the more notable street names of the city.

A map of the district is provided by the U.S. Census Bureau, which is the source of this information. You can also look up census block data in Dauphin City. You'll be able to see whether the population of this area has changed in the past two decades. The district's history is well-documented and will likely be preserved. However, it's important to understand the demographics of this area.