census designated place
Hershey is a census-designated place (CDP) in Derry Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States. Hershey's chocolates are made in Hershey, which was founded by candy magnate Milton S. Hershey.
Downtown Hershey at the intersection of Chocolate and Cocoa avenues
The Sweetest Place on Earth
|• Total||14.4 sq mi (37.3 km2)|
|• Land||14.4 sq mi (37.2 km2)|
|• Water||0.08 sq mi (0.2 km2)|
|Elevation||410 ft (120 m)|
|• Density||993/sq mi (383.4/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|Area code(s)||717 Exchanges: 312, 520, 531, 533, 534|
|GNIS feature ID||1176895|
|Designated||March 2, 2003|
- "Experience Hershey, PA". Hershey Entertainment & Resorts. Retrieved December 22, 2015.
- "2010 Census Interactive Population Search PA - Hershey CDP". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved December 10, 2014.
- "PHMC Historical Markers Search" (Searchable database). Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Retrieved January 25, 2014.