A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Below are places that are close (or relative) to Dover.
This page contains seven sections:
Around Dover ...
The next largest community is Vineland (NJ). It is located about 35 miles [56 km] to the northeast of Dover and has a population of 60,400 people.
For comparison, Dover has a population of 37,500 people.
The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Dover and not the distance if you are driving.<2>
The following is a sample of neighboring communities:
For more communities neighboring Dover, please visit our County-by-County Page for Dover.
Kent County ...
Dover is located in Kent County and is the County Seat.
The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Kent County: New Castle, Sussex, Caroline (MD), Kent (MD), Queen Anne's (MD), Cape May (NJ), Cumberland (NJ) & Salem (NJ). Delaware Bay and the Atlantic Ocean lies to the east.
Curious and Interesting Names Near Dover ...
This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Dover.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dover ...
Looking for more information about Dover? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Dover, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Dover.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Dover. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead 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.
Websites We Enjoy ...
When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit:
Airports Near Dover ...
Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Dover.
When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Dover.
Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Dover. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.
Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service
General Aviation Airports
Additional Airport Information
For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Dover: www.cityofdover.com/
The official website for Kent County: www.co.kent.de.us/
The official website for State of Delaware: https://delaware.gov/
Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.
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This page was last modified: 03 Jan 2019