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Welcome to Dover ...
The city of Dover is located in Stewart County<1> and is the County Seat for Stewart County.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Dover has a population of 1,546 people<2> (see below for details).
Dover is 470 feet [143 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Dover lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Dover: (931)
The ZIP code for Dover: 37058<4>
We don't have a date for the establishment of Dover.
In the past, Dover was named Monroe.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Dover had an population of 1,546 people. This is an increase of 9.1% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.21% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Dover had a population of 1,417 people (or 10.63% of the total population of Stewart County). This makes Dover the county's most populous community.
The population of Dover represents 0.02% of the total population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 205th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,417 people, the population of Dover decreased 1.73% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,442 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Dover.
Communities Also Named Dover ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Tennessee communities named Dover: This one is located in Stewart County and the other is located in Hamblen County.
Beyond Tennessee, 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 Carolina (2), South Dakota, 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. Our list includes 9 papers. 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 Tennessee (from Rand McNally, 1888).
We also found Dover in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Dover.
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 Stewart County: www.stewartcountygovernment.com
The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 30 May 2023