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Welcome to Dover ...

The city of Dover is located in Pope County.

The location of Dover has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Dover has a population of 1,407 people<2> (see below for details).

Dover is 430 feet [131 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Dover lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Dover is located in the (479) area code.

The ZIP code for Dover: 72837<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Dover had a population of 1,378 people. This makes Dover the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Dover represents 0.05% of the total population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 162nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,378 people, the population of Dover increased 3.69% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,329 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Dover had an population of 1,407 people. This is an increase of 2.1% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.87% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Dover.

Communities near Dover ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Atkins   [Map]   3,038   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Center Valley   [Map]   ---   S   5 miles [8 km]
Dardanelle   [Map]   4,560   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hector   [Map]   467   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Knoxville   [Map]   761   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Lamar   [Map]   1,715   W   16 miles [25.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Dover.

Communities Also Named Dover ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 58 communities that are also named Dover - they are located in Alabama, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa (3), Kansas (2), Kentucky, Maine (2), Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan (3), Minnesota, Mississippi (2), Missouri (2), Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina (3), North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, South Carolina (2), South Dakota, Tennessee (2), Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Dover.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Dover. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Dover. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Dover.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Dover:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dover ...

Looking for more information about Dover? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Dover, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Dover.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Arkansas

About Pope County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Dover. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Dover.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dover - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Dover). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Dover or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Dover) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Dover. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Dover

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dover. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4025, Longitude: -93.1127     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Dover have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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