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Welcome to Dover ...

The city of Dover is located in Tuscarawas County<1>.

The pronunciation of Dover: DOH-vur<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Dover has a population of 12,723 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Dover.

Dover is 900 feet [274 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The ZIP code for Dover: 44622<5>

Websites for Dover ...

Official Website:   www.doverohio.com/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.tuschamber.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Dover had an population of 12,723 people. This is a decrease of 0.8% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.2% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Dover had a population of 12,826 people (or 13.85% of the total population of Tuscarawas County). This makes Dover the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Dover represents 0.11% of the total population of Ohio (which has 11,536,504 people), making it the state's 139th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 12,826 people, the population of Dover increased 5.05% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 12,210 people).

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

Communities Also Named Dover ...

While we believe that this Dover is located in Tuscarawas County, we know of another 2 Ohio communities named Dover. Those communities are located in the following counties: Cuyahoga and Union County.

Beyond Ohio, 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), North Dakota, Nova Scotia, 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.

  • Canton [Stark County]
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    • Canton [Stark County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Dover
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 69,963 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canton<7>
  • Massillon [Stark County]
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    • Massillon [Stark County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Dover
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,641 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Massillon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Massillon<7>
  • Uhrichsville [Tuscarawas County]
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    • Uhrichsville [Tuscarawas County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Dover
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,298 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Uhrichsville have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Uhrichsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Uhrichsville<7>
  • Newcomerstown [Tuscarawas County]
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    • Newcomerstown [Tuscarawas County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Dover
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,727 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newcomerstown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newcomerstown<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Strasburg [Tuscarawas County]
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      • Strasburg [Tuscarawas County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Dover
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,689 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Strasburg have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Strasburg<7>
    • Dennison [Tuscarawas County]
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      • Dennison [Tuscarawas County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Dover
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,599 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dennison have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dennison
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dennison<7>
    • Sugarcreek [Tuscarawas County]
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      • Sugarcreek [Tuscarawas County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the west of Dover
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,227 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sugarcreek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sugarcreek<7>
    • Brewster [Stark County]
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      • Brewster [Stark County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Dover
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,143 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brewster have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brewster
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brewster<7>
    • Navarre [Stark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Navarre
      • Navarre [Stark County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Dover
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,796 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Navarre have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Navarre
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Navarre<7>
    • Gnadenhutten [Tuscarawas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gnadenhutten
      • Gnadenhutten [Tuscarawas County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the south of Dover
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,251 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gnadenhutten have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gnadenhutten
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gnadenhutten<7>

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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Dover, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Dover.

Adding Dover to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Dover was on a map titled Map of the Lincoln Highway (1924).

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

Mentions & References for Dover

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About Tuscarawas County

About Ohio

The official website for Dover: www.doverohio.com/

The official website for Tuscarawas County: www.co.tuscarawas.oh.us/

The official website for State of Ohio: https://ohio.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Ohio's counties, including Tuscarawas, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Dover. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<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>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Dover). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Dover or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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.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 DoverOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dover. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.5206, Longitude: -81.4740    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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.

 

 

 

 

 


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