HERSHEY

HERSHEY Community Profile

Hershey, often referred to as "The Sweetest Place on Earth" is located 14 miles east of Harrisburg in Derry Township, Dauphin County, only 8 miles from the Harrisburg International Airport.  Amtrak's Keystone Service trains run from Hershey to many of the nearby towns, making Hershey very accessible from most places.

As of the 2010 census Hershey's population was 14,257, an increase of approximately 12% over the 2000 census.  The Hershey Company factory and entertainment complexes and the Hershey Medical Center are both large employers in the Hershey area.