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Town of Dover NH

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Known as "The Garrison City," Dover is a vibrant community located in Strafford County, along the Maine border. Dover boasts a rich history, stunning natural surroundings, and a downtown area that beautifully mixes its mill heritage with modern architecture.

Historical Significance

Settled in 1623, Dover holds the title of the oldest permanent settlement in New Hampshire. Its streets are steeped in history, with many well preserved buildings reflecting its past.

Recreation & Attractions

Dover offers a plethora of recreational activities and attractions. The Woodman Museum, touted as one of the state's best-kept secrets, provides a deep dive into local history and art. The Children's Museum of New Hampshire is a haven for families, fostering creativity and learning. For outdoor enthusiasts, the Cocheco River is a focal point for the community, offering fishing tours and serving as a venue for summer farmers' markets and monthly festivals.

Community & Lifestyle

Dover is a thriving cultural community with a dense suburban feel. A plethora of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks add to the town's appeal. The city's excellent school system, outstanding parks and recreation services, and premier medical facilities make it one of the best places to live in New Hampshire.


Dover's strategic location provides residents with excellent accessibility to a variety of destinations. Thanks to the Spaulding Turnpike, travel to surrounding towns and cities is convenient and efficient. Whether it's a short drive to Portland or a trip to Boston, Dover serves as a central hub for both local and long distance travel. Many residents enjoy strolling through the walkable downtown area.

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