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Welcome to Dover ...

The Town of Dover is located in Dutchess County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Dover has a population of 8,344 people<3> (see below for details).

Dover is 470 feet [143 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Dover had an population of 8,344 people. This is a decrease of 4.08% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.58% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Dover had a population of 8,699 people. This makes Dover the county's 12th most populous community.

The population of Dover represents 0.04% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 278th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 8,699 people, the population of Dover increased 1.56% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 8,565 people).

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

Communities Also Named Dover ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Dover - they are located in Vermont and Wisconsin (2).

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.

  • Danbury [Fairfield County]
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    • Danbury [Fairfield County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Dover
    • Estimated population in 2019: 84,694 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Danbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Danbury
  • Poughkeepsie [Dutchess County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poughkeepsie
    • Poughkeepsie [Dutchess County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Dover
    • Estimated population in 2019: 44,062 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poughkeepsie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poughkeepsie
  • Poughkeepsie [Dutchess County]
  • East Fishkill [Dutchess County]
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    • East Fishkill [Dutchess County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Dover
    • Estimated population in 2019: 29,527 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Fishkill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Fishkill
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wappinger [Dutchess County]
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      • Wappinger [Dutchess County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Dover
      • Estimated population in 2019: 26,716 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wappinger have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wappinger
    • Hyde Park [Dutchess County]
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      • Hyde Park [Dutchess County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Dover
      • Estimated population in 2019: 20,847 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hyde Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hyde Park
    • Southeast [Putnam County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Southeast
      • Southeast [Putnam County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Dover
      • Estimated population in 2019: 18,052 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Southeast have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Southeast
    • Brookfield [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookfield
      • Brookfield [Fairfield County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Dover
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16,973 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brookfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookfield
    • La Grange [Dutchess County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Grange
      • La Grange [Dutchess County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Dover
      • Estimated population in 2019: 15,627 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for La Grange have been provided by the GNIS.<2> 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 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Dover
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,387 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beekman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beekman

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 ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of New York

About Dutchess County

About New York

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 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 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Dover.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dover - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 for our own planning, 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: 41.6779, Longitude: -73.5693       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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