Dover, New Hampshire - Facts & Figures
Dover, New Hampshire was the first permanent settlement in New Hampshire in 1623, and is the seventh oldest in the whole country. Today, Dover has been growing and changing, adding modern offerings such as business, culture, art and dining to their long-established attributes of scenic beauty and history. Dover possesses a thriving and stable economy, drawing in residents and businesses. The work force is educated, but not too expensive, and transportation in and out is reliable and convenient. City planning has ensured excellent housing that does not take away from nature. They maintain parks, trails, historical landmarks, and museums. They are currently involved with a beautification and revitalization effort for Dover's waterfront. Main Street is the destination for dinner and shopping; and downtown is home to galleries, museums, and venues. When you add all that to community-funded events and no state sales tax, Dover is also a draw for tourists.
- Population: 30,004
- Industries: Manufacturing; Retail trade; Educational services; Accommodation and food services; Construction; Health care and social assistance
- Area Codes: 603
- ZIP Codes: 03820, 03821, 03822
- Surrounding Cities: Haverhill, MA; Boston, MA; Madbury, NH; Rollinsford, NH; Durham, NH; Somersworth, NH; Durham, NH; Berwick, ME; Eliot, ME; South Berwick, ME