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Dover
Kent County, Delaware

ZipCodes
19901

Motto
The State Capital since 1777



Page Contents for Dover, Delaware

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Delaware state capital is Dover.
The population of Dover is approximately 30,369 1998, 36047 2010.
The approximate number of families is 10,488 1990, 13771 2010.
The amount of land area in Dover is 55.205 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.775 sq kilometers.
The distance from Dover to Washington DC is 86 miles.
The distance to the Delaware state capital is miles. (as the crow flies)
Dover is positioned 39.15 degrees north of the equator and 75.51 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Dover elevation is 36 feet above sea level.

Location

in central Delaware along US Highway 13 on the banks of the St Jones River near the Dover Air Force Base and the John Dickinson Mansion.
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History & History Related Items

Dover was laid out by William Penn. It has been the state capital since 1777!
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The founding of Dover

1717


Attractions

The Dover Symphony

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Dover City Government

City of Dover website

City of Dover
9 E. Lockerman St.
Dover DE 19904
Phone: 302-678-0892

Dover Chamber

Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce
Treadway Towers Suite 2-A
P.O. Box 576
Dover, Delaware 19903
Ph: 302 734-7513
Fax: 302 678-0189
Email: jsteele@cdcc.net

Dover Organizations

Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce
Treadway Towers Suite 2-A
P.O. Box 576
Dover, Delaware 19903
Ph: 302 734-7513
Fax: 302 678-0189
Email: jsteele@cdcc.net

Dover Schools

All School districts in Delaware. Dover

Miscellany

The population of Dover was:
1990 - 27,630
1998 - 30,369

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