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Welcome to Dover ...

Dover is located in Cleveland County<1>.

The location of Dover has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Dover is 810 feet [247 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Dover lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Dover: (704) and (980)<4>

Websites for Dover ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.clevelandchamber.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Dover, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named Dover ...

While we believe that this Dover is located in Cleveland County, we know of another 2 North Carolina communities named Dover. Those communities are located in the following counties: Craven and Moore County.

Beyond North Carolina, there are 58 communities that are also named Dover - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, 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 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.

Communities near Dover ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Dover.

  • Gaffney [Cherokee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gaffney
    • Gaffney [Cherokee County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Dover
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,695 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gaffney
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gaffney<6>
  • Kings Mountain [Cleveland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kings Mountain
    • Kings Mountain [Cleveland County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Dover
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,118 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kings Mountain
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kings Mountain<6>
  • Forest City [Rutherford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest City
    • Forest City [Rutherford County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Dover
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,138 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forest City<6>
  • Cherryville [Gaston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cherryville
    • Cherryville [Gaston County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Dover
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,138 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cherryville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cherryville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bessemer City [Gaston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bessemer City
      • Bessemer City [Gaston County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Dover
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,645 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bessemer City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bessemer City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bessemer City<6>
    • Boiling Springs [Cleveland County]
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      • Boiling Springs [Cleveland County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Dover
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,617 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boiling Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boiling Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boiling Springs<6>
    • Blacksburg [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blacksburg
      • Blacksburg [Cherokee County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Dover
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,880 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blacksburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blacksburg<6>
    • Belwood [Cleveland County]
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      • Belwood [Cleveland County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Dover
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 963 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belwood
    • Chesnee [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chesnee
      • Chesnee [Cherokee County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Dover
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 942 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesnee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chesnee<6>
    • Ellenboro [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ellenboro
      • Ellenboro [Rutherford County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Dover
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 830 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ellenboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellenboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellenboro<6>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Dover. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Dover.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Dover.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Dover. See our Newspapers 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Dover, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Dover.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Cleveland County

About North Carolina

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 Cleveland County: www.clevelandcounty.com/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Cleveland, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dover - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (980) is an overlay for area code (704).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from DoverOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dover. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3029, Longitude: -81.5734       In this case, the coordinates for Dover have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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