Dover Kent County, Delaware

Dover: City in and county seat of Kent County, Delaware, United States, and capital city of Delaware

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About

Dover is a city located in the county of Kent in the U.S. state of Delaware. Its population at the 2010 census was 36,047. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 38,199 inhabitants.

The city was created 338 years ago in 1682.

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Dover Delaware
Dover Delaware image

Geography

Dover is located at 39°9'29"N 75°31'28"W (39.1581700, -75.5243700).

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Weather

Dover forecast: Sunny, with a high near 71. more

Dover Quick Facts

Population : 38,199 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Delaware (United States)
County : Kent County
Postal code : 19901–19906
Phone Area Codes : 302
Water as percent of area : 1.25%
Land as percent of area : 98.75%
Altitude : 36 feet / 11 meters
Capital city : Dover is capital of Kent County, Delaware
Establishment : January 01, 1683 (338 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−05:00
Local time : 17:23:05 (24th September 2021)
Population growth : 5.63% (2010-2020)
Weather : 71℉ Sunny 7-days weather

Demographics

The population of Dover increased by 5.63% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 36,047 - census
2011 36,300 0.7% estimation process
2012 36,720 1.14% estimation process
2013 36,724 0.01% estimation process
2014 36,949 0.61% estimation process
2015 36,967 0.05% estimation process
2016 37,229 0.7% estimation process
2017 37,416 0.5% estimation process
2018 38,008 1.56% estimation process
2019 38,166 0.41% estimation process
2020 38,199 0.09% estimation process

Dover zip code is 19901. County name: Kent, County fips: 10001

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Local Places in Dover

1 City of Dover City Hall
Rating: 5 (2)

Address: 15 Loockerman Plaza, Dover, DE 19901 ➦ Show Map

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City of Dover City Hall
2 Dover Inspections & Planning
Rating: 5 (1)

Address: 15 Loockerman Plaza, Dover, DE 19901 ➦ Show Map

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3 Dover City Council

Address: 15 Loockerman Plaza, Dover, DE 19901 ➦ Show Map

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4 Dover City Clerk

Address: 15 Loockerman Plaza, Dover, DE 19901 ➦ Show Map

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Dover City Clerk

People born in Dover (51)

People born in Dover, including astronomer Annie Jump Cannon, actress Teri Polo, politician James Sykes, you can see a list of people who born in Dover.

  • William D. Denney (American governor of Delaware (1873-1953)) he was born in 31/03/1873
  • Doug Hutchison (American actor) he was born in 26/05/1960
  • Arnold Naudain (American politician (1790-1872)) he was born in 06/01/1790
  • William Paine Lord (American politician (1838-1911)) he was born in 01/07/1838
  • George Sykes (Union General during the American Civil War (1822-1880)) he was born in 09/10/1822
  • Caesar Augustus Rodney (American politician (1772-1824)) he was born in 04/01/1772
  • Henry M. Ridgely (American politician (1779-1847)) he was born in 06/08/1779
  • John Vining (American politician (1758-1802)) he was born in 23/12/1758
  • Joseph P. Comegys (American politician (1813-1893)) he was born in 23/12/1813
  • Josiah O. Wolcott (American politician and jurist (1877-1938)) he was born in 31/10/1877
  • Nathaniel B. Smithers (American politician (1818-1896)) he was born in 08/10/1818
  • J. Frank Allee (American senator (1857-1938)) he was born in 02/12/1857
  • Andrea Ross (American actress) she was born in 08/04/1991
  • Ian Snell (American baseball player) he was born in 30/10/1981
  • Cyrus Cassells (American writer) he was born in 01/01/1957
  • Ronnie Murphy (American basketball player) he was born in 29/07/1964
  • Stanley Cole (American water polo player) he was born in 12/10/1945
  • Allison Rosati (American television anchor) she was born in 12/02/1963

Schools in Dover

College & universities near Dover, DE

Code Name City ZIP
131098 Wesley College Dover (DE) 19901-3875

Stations (31)

Amtrak & bus stations near Dover, DE

Code Name Address Type
DVR Dover, Delaware 716 South Governors Ave BUS
NRK Newark 429 South College Ave. RAIL
ESN Easton Airport, Maryland 29137 Newman Road BUS
WIL Wilmington station 100 South French Street RAIL
KNT Kent Island, MD 3206 Main Street BUS

Post offices near Dover

Post Office Name City ZIP
Dover Post Office Dover (DE) 19901

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  • Dover , New Hampshire county seat city in Strafford County, New Hampshire, United States with a population of 32,443 people.
  • Dover , New Jersey town in New Jersey, USA with a population of 17,619 people.
  • Dover , Massachusetts town of the United States with a population of 6,119 people.
  • Dover , Wisconsin unincorporated community in Price County, Wisconsin with a population of 4,265 people.
  • Dover , Ohio city in Tuscarawas County, Ohio, United States with a population of 2,527 people.
  • Dover , Pennsylvania borough in York County, Pennsylvania, United States with a population of 1,981 people.
  • Dover , Tennessee city in Stewart County, Tennessee with a population of 1,578 people.
  • Dover , Kansas unincorporated community in Shawnee County, Kansas with a population of 1,483 people.
  • Dover , Arkansas small town in Pope County, Arkansas, United States with a population of 1,445 people.
  • Dover , Vermont town in Vermont with a population of 1,057 people.
  • Dover , Idaho city in Bonner County, Idaho, United States with a population of 874 people.
  • Dover , Missouri village in Lafayette County, Missouri, United States with a population of 516 people.
  • Dover , Oklahoma town in Kingfisher County, Oklahoma, United States with a population of 472 people.
  • Dover , Michigan township in Otsego County, Michigan with a population of 407 people.
  • Dover , Minnesota city in Olmsted County, Minnesota, United States with a population of 400 people.
  • Dover , North Carolina town in Craven County, North Carolina, United States with a population of 384 people.
  • Dover , Kentucky home rule-class city in Mason County, Kentucky, United States with a population of 252 people.
  • Dover , Illinois village in Bureau County, Illinois, United States with a population of 151 people.
  • Dover , North Dakota township in Griggs County, North Dakota with a population of 42 people.

Other cities in Kent County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Kent County , DE. (more)

City Name Population Title
Smyrna 12,163 Town in Delaware
Harrington 3,663 City in Delaware, United States
Camden 3,640 Town in Delaware, United States
Clayton 3,630 Town in Delaware, United States
Highland Acres 3,459 Census designated place
Kent Acres 1,890 Census designated place
Cheswold 1,759 Town in Kent County, Delaware, United States
Wyoming 1,657 Town in Delaware, United States
Rodney Village 1,487 Census-designated place in Delaware
Felton 1,432 Town of the United States
Frederica 859 Town in Delaware, United States
Houston 409 Town in Delaware
Magnolia 293 Town of the United States
Kenton 275 Town in Kent County, Delaware, United States
Little Creek 239 Town of the United States
Bethel 211 Town in Sussex County, Delaware, USA

Distance to Other Cities

Dover distances to largest Delaware cities