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Welcome to Dover ...
The pronunciation of Dover: DOH-vur<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Dover, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1924.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Dover has a population of 12,723 people<3> (see below for details).
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.
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.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Dover was on a map titled Map of the Lincoln Highway (1924).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Dover.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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/
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This page was last modified/updated: 07 Dec 2023