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The location of Town of Dover









Welcome to Dover ...

The Town of Dover is located in Windham County.

The location of Dover has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, the Town of Dover has a population of 1,065 people<2> (see below for details).

Dover is 1,970 feet [600 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Dover: (802)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Dover had a population of 1,124 people. This makes Dover the county's 14th most populous community.

The population of Dover represents 0.18% of the total population of Vermont (which has 625,741 people), making it the state's 162nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,124 people, the population of Dover decreased 20.28% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,410 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Dover had an population of 1,065 people. This is a decrease of 5.25% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 24.47% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Dover ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Dover and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Chesterfield (NH)   [Map]   3,566   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Arlington   [Map]   2,219   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Bennington   [Map]   15,003   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Brattleboro   [Map]   11,487   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Guilford   [Map]   2,118   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Manchester   [Map]   4,249   NW   18 miles [29 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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 New York and Wisconsin (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Dover.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Dover. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Dover.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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 ...

Find a Community located in Vermont

About Windham County

About Vermont

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 State of Vermont: https://www.vermont.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Dover.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dover - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Dover) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, 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 Town of Dover

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dover. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.9634, Longitude: -72.8390     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Dover have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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