Towns – Dover

Dover, New Hampshire 03820

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Dover NHSeacoast region community Dover NHWelcome to Dover, New Hampshire. For the first fifty years of New Hampshire’s history, Dover was one of only three communities established in the state. Settled in 1623 on the banks of the Piscataqua River, Dover was first called Hilton’s Point, named after Edward Hilton, leader of the company of Englishmen who landed at Dover Point. It was also known by the Indian names of Newichwannock (place of wigwams) and Cocheco.

The town was probably named for Dover, England. In 1855, Dover was incorporated as a city.

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Incorporated: 1623
County: Strafford
Dover, NH Population:
2010: 29,987

GPS Coordinates:
Latitude: 43.1141
Longitude: -70.5230

Dover, NH Local Information
Dover Police Dispatch: 911

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