Dover, Massachusetts

Dover: Town of the United States


Dover is a town located in the county of Norfolk in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. Its population at the 2010 census was 5,589 and a population density of 363 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 6,119 inhabitants.

The town was created 388 years ago in 1634.

Dover locator map
Location of Dover on Massachusetts map.

Quick Facts about Dover

Population : 6,119 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Massachusetts (United States)
County : Norfolk County
Postal code : 02030
Area : 15.4 km2
Altitude : 151 feet / 46 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1635 (388 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 04:39:51 (1st October 2023)
Density : 397 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 8.66% (2010-2020)
The Dover Church  MA image
The Dover Church MA
The Dover Church  MA image


Dover is located at 42°14'45"N 71°16'58"W (42.2459300, -71.2828300).

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The population of Dover increased by 8.66% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 5,589 - census
2011 5,667 1.38% estimation process
2012 5,733 1.15% estimation process
2013 5,795 1.07% estimation process
2014 5,874 1.34% estimation process
2015 5,942 1.14% estimation process
2016 5,980 0.64% estimation process
2017 6,051 1.17% estimation process
2018 6,093 0.69% estimation process
2019 6,127 0.55% estimation process
2020 6,119 -0.13% estimation process

Dover zip code is 02030. County name: Norfolk, County fips: 25021

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People born in Dover (7)

People born in Dover, including musician Adam Granduciel, rower Bob Cutler, Ice hockey player, born 1984 Chris Murray, .


  • Don MacTavish (American racing driver) he was born in 22/08/1942
  • George P. Sanger (United States Attorney for the District of Massachusetts) he was born in 27/11/1819
  • Katherine Doherty (American actress)
  • Sverre Sears (American ice hockey player) he was born in 18/10/1970

Schools in Dover

College & universities near Dover, MA

Code Name City ZIP
168218 Wellesley College Wellesley (MA) 02481-8203

Stations (26)

Amtrak & bus stations near Dover, MA

Code Name Address Type
FRA Framingham station 417 Waverly St. RAIL
RTE Route 128 station 50 University Ave RAIL
BBY Back Bay station 145 Dartmouth St. RAIL
BOS South Station 2 South Station RAIL
BON North Station 100 Legends Way RAIL

Post offices near Dover

Post Office Name City ZIP
Dover Post Office Dover (MA) 02030

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  • Dover , Delaware city in and county seat of Kent County, Delaware, United States, and capital city of Delaware with a population of 38,199 people.
  • 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 , 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 Norfolk County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Norfolk County , MA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Quincy 94,421 A city in Norfolk County, Massachusetts.
Brookline 59,022 Town in Massachusetts, United States
Weymouth 58,104 The most populous city in Norfolk County, Massachusetts.
Franklin 34,711 Town in Massachusetts, United States
Randolph 34,260 City in Massachusetts
Needham 31,537 Town in Massachusetts
Norwood 29,737 Town and census-designated place in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States
Stoughton 28,891 City in Wisconsin
Wellesley 28,684 Town in Norfolk County, Massachusetts
Milton 27,537 Town in Massachusetts
Walpole 26,582 Town in New Hampshire, United States
Dedham 25,345 Town in Massachusetts
Canton 24,029 Town in Massachusetts, United States
Sharon 18,864 City in Massachusetts
Foxborough 18,398 Town in Massachusetts
Bellingham 17,336 Town of the United States

Distance to Other Cities

Dover distances to largest Massachusetts cities