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Welcome to Dover Plains ...

Dover Plains is located in Dutchess County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Dover Plains: Dover Plns.

Dover Plains is 400 feet [122 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Dover Plains: (845)

Adding Dover Plains to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Dover Plains in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Dover Plains elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Dover Plains on a Rand McNally Map of New York (1897).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Dover Plains on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Dover Plains ...

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

  • Poughkeepsie [Dutchess County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poughkeepsie
    • Poughkeepsie [Dutchess County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the west of Dover Plains
    • Estimated population in 2019: 44,062 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poughkeepsie have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poughkeepsie
  • Poughkeepsie [Dutchess County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poughkeepsie
    • Poughkeepsie [Dutchess County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the west of Dover Plains
    • Estimated population in 2019: 30,515 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poughkeepsie
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Poughkeepsie<5>
  • East Fishkill [Dutchess County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Fishkill
    • East Fishkill [Dutchess County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Dover Plains
    • Estimated population in 2019: 29,527 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Fishkill have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Fishkill
  • New Milford [Litchfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Milford
    • New Milford [Litchfield County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Dover Plains
    • Estimated population in 2019: 26,805 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Milford have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Milford
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wappinger [Dutchess County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wappinger
      • Wappinger [Dutchess County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southwest of Dover Plains
      • Estimated population in 2019: 26,716 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wappinger have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wappinger
    • Hyde Park [Dutchess County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hyde Park
      • Hyde Park [Dutchess County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the west of Dover Plains
      • Estimated population in 2019: 20,847 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hyde Park have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hyde Park
    • La Grange [Dutchess County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Grange
      • La Grange [Dutchess County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Dover Plains
      • Estimated population in 2019: 15,627 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for La Grange have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Grange
    • Beekman [Dutchess County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beekman
      • Beekman [Dutchess County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Dover Plains
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,387 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beekman have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beekman
    • New Fairfield [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Fairfield
      • New Fairfield [Fairfield County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the south of Dover Plains
      • Estimated population in 2019: 13,878 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Fairfield have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Fairfield
    • Kent [Putnam County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kent
      • Kent [Putnam County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the south of Dover Plains
      • Estimated population in 2019: 13,162 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kent have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kent

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 Plains. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Dover Plains.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Dover Plains. 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 Plains.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dover Plains ...

Looking for more information about Dover Plains? 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 Plains, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Dover Plains.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in New York

About Dutchess County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Dutchess County: www.dutchessny.gov/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Dutchess, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dover Plains - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Dover Plains) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dover Plains. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.7410, Longitude: -73.5763    
<4>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.
<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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