Hummelstown, with its busy downtown area and small-town atmosphere, is a convenient and pleasant place to live, It is located in Dauphin County, approximately nine miles east of Harrisburg, the state capital. Hummelstown is primarily a bedroom community with most of its 4000+ residents employed outside the Borough limits.
The Borough of Hummelstown was first established as Frederickstown in the year 1762 when Frederick and Rosina Hummel purchased the land. The Hummels proceeded to plan out building lots and sold them to German settlers. By the mid 1800's, the Union Canal with nearby locks was influencing trade and transportation in the Borough. From 1867 to 1929, the Brownstone Quarries operated in the area and provided employment for residents, along with growth for the Borough.
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Data last updated: Jan 27, 2021 1:04:am.