A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Dover, South Carolina
Welcome to Dover ...
So far, we have found very little information about Dover. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>
We've added Dover to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Dover, please Contact Us.
The location of Dover has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<3>
While the community is gone, the present day location for Dover is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: The area where Dover was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Dover would have been located in the (864) area code.
Communities Also Named Dover ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two South Carolina communities named Dover: This one is located in Laurens County and the other is located in Abbeville County.
Beyond South Carolina, 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, Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, 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.
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 in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Dover on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Laurens County: www.laurenscountysc.org/
The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Apr 2022