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Dover is a city in Strafford County, in the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Robert Dover, English lawyer.
The latitude of Dover is 43.197N. The longitude is -70.874W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 62 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 28,216.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Dover demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Strafford County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Portsmouth-Rochester area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 03878 ZIP code.
7% of Dover residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dover ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dover was $23,459, compared with $21,587 nationally.
32% of Dover residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Dover, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $561. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,187.
Libraries in Dover include Dover Public Library ... View libraries
Strafford County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Dover political report.
The average commute time for Dover workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Dover between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
Hotels in Dover include Dover Days Inn.
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