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Welcome to Dover ...

Dover is located in Wells County<1>.

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

Dover is 1,600 feet [488 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Dover: (701)

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, 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 Carolina (3), 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.

  • Carrington [Foster County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carrington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carrington
    • Carrington [Foster County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Dover
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,980 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carrington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carrington<5>
  • New Rockford [Eddy County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Rockford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Rockford
    • New Rockford [Eddy County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Dover
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,339 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Rockford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Rockford<5>
  • Sykeston [Wells County]
  • Cathay [Wells County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cathay have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cathay
    • Cathay [Wells County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Dover
    • Estimated population in 2019: 39 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cathay
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cathay<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Guptill [Foster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Guptill
      • Guptill [Foster County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Dover
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guptill
    • Barlow [Foster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barlow
      • Barlow [Foster County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Dover
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barlow
    • Melville [Foster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Melville
      • Melville [Foster County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Dover
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Melville
    • Brantford [Eddy County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brantford
      • Brantford [Eddy County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Dover
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brantford
    • Bowdon [Wells County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bowdon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bowdon
      • Bowdon [Wells County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the west of Dover
      • Estimated population in 2019: 120 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowdon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bowdon<5>
    • Bremen [Wells County]

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 ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for North Dakota

About Wells County

About North Dakota

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 North Dakota: www.nd.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Dakota's counties, including Wells, 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>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Dover) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dover. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.4603, Longitude: -99.2762       In this case, the coordinates for Dover have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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