Dover, New Hampshire

Dover, New Hampshire is a thriving city located on the Cocheco and Bellamy Rivers, both of which empty into the Atlantic-bound Piscataqua River.  With residents numbering near 30,000, Dover stands proud among the many seacoast towns that have not grown nearly so large.  Dover’s history can be traced back over 380 years and the town stands as the oldest permanent settlement in New Hampshire and the 7th oldest in the United States.

Dover was one of the first three communities to appear in what would eventually become the state of New Hampshire.  First settled beside the Piscataqua River in 1623, the area was called Hilton’s Point, for Edward Hilton, a prominent land owner who once held the rights to a great deal of land in the region.  In short time, the town became a popular trading center, mainly due to its great location on the river and in 1637 was finally named Dover.  The town had its own independent government until 1641 when the region was annexed to Massachusetts.  Eventually returned to NH status in 1741 with the re-establishment of provincial New Hampshire, Dover continued its growth and was incorporated as a city in 1855.

Today Dover stands as a city of high-tech manufacturing, cultural arts and commercial industry.  Dover offers plenty of opportunities for employment, continued education as well as family entertainment and recreation.  The Wentworth Douglas Hospital in the center of town boasts top-notch medical services at their always-expanding, state-of-the-art facility.  Dover has several routes in and out of town, including the Spaulding Turnpike which leads straight north to the White Mountain National Forest or south to Portsmouth.  Air travel is a convenient ten minutes away at the Pease International Tradeport, so traveling around the country is easy when you live in town.  Dover is home to stores by the dozen, including a Hannaford’s, Shaw’s and countless fine and casual dining restaurants.  Dover is a Main Street Community with a rich history that is reflected in the brick buildings that have been lovingly restored and converted into small shops and stores along Dover’s city center.  Riverwalks are popular in town as are strolls through the several parks that dot the Dover landscape.

Dover operates its own school system as a member of SAU# 12.  Dover educates its elementary school age children at three separate elementary schools, the Garrison School, the Horne Street School or the Woodman Park Elementary School.  Students in grades five through eight attend the Dover Middle School, while high school age children attend Dover High School.

Dover is a city that doesn’t seem like a city – it’s clean, quiet and friendly.  If you enjoy city living without the headaches that normally accompany doing so, try Dover, New Hampshire.  For more information on this historic little city, call Jim Miller Bean Group at (603) 801-3987.  We’d be happy to answer any questions regarding Dover or any other town in this wonderful state.  Call us today and start living the New Hampshire dream.

Garrison Elementary School (k-4)
(603) 516-6752

Horne Street Elementary School (k-4)
(603) 516-6756

Woodman Park Elementary School (k-4)
(603) 516-6700 

Dover Middle School (5-8)
(603) 516-3172

Dover High School (9-12)
(603) 516-6900

Current Dover New Hampshire Real Estate MLS Listings for Single Family Homes

Dover NH Single Family Home Listings for Sale

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75 Saddle Trail Dr, Dover

$4,950,000

75 Saddle Trail Dr, Dover

4 Beds 5 Baths 5,370 SqFt Residential MLS® # 4988556
53-55 Spur Rd, Dover

$3,350,000

53-55 Spur Rd, Dover

6 Beds 7 Baths 4,287 SqFt Residential MLS® # 4998604
232 Gulf Rd, Dover

$1,995,000

232 Gulf Rd, Dover

4 Beds 5 Baths 5,023 SqFt Residential MLS® # 4997918
11 Wentworth Ter, Dover

$1,872,000

↓ $123,000

11 Wentworth Ter, Dover

3 Beds 3 Baths 2,404 SqFt Residential MLS® # 4997430
Lot 3 Emerson Ridge, Dover

$1,545,000

↑ $40,000

Lot 3 Emerson Ridge, Dover

4 Beds 4 Baths 3,167 SqFt Residential MLS® # 4994609
Lot 8 Emerson Ridge, Dover

$1,505,000

Lot 8 Emerson Ridge, Dover

4 Beds 4 Baths 3,154 SqFt Residential MLS® # 4999760
Lot 5 Emerson Ridge, Dover

$1,465,000

↑ $20,000

Lot 5 Emerson Ridge, Dover

3 Beds 3 Baths 3,232 SqFt Residential MLS® # 4994610
22 Little Bay Dr, Dover

$1,450,000

22 Little Bay Dr, Dover

3 Beds 4 Baths 2,380 SqFt Residential MLS® # 4995984
Lot 9 Emerson Ridge, Dover

$1,430,000

Lot 9 Emerson Ridge, Dover

4 Beds 3 Baths 2,987 SqFt Residential MLS® # 4999776
24 Little Bay Dr, Dover

$1,400,000

24 Little Bay Dr, Dover

3 Beds 4 Baths 2,295 SqFt Residential MLS® # 5002154
2 Little Bay Dr, Dover

$1,350,000

2 Little Bay Dr, Dover

3 Beds 4 Baths 2,272 SqFt Residential MLS® # 4985376
New
137 County Farm Cross Rd, Dover

$1,199,000

137 County Farm Cross Rd, Dover

4 Beds 4 Baths 3,844 SqFt Residential MLS® # 5006435
17 Schooner Dr, Dover

$1,190,000

↓ $35,000

17 Schooner Dr, Dover

4 Beds 3 Baths 3,396 SqFt Residential MLS® # 4992145
13 Winding Brook Dr, Dover

$1,150,000

↓ $100,000

13 Winding Brook Dr, Dover

4 Beds 4 Baths 4,811 SqFt Residential MLS® # 5001265
24 Wildcat Dr, Dover

$957,000

↑ $30,000

24 Wildcat Dr, Dover

4 Beds 3 Baths 2,736 SqFt Residential MLS® # 4995241
33 Wildcat Dr, Dover

$949,900

↓ $50,000

33 Wildcat Dr, Dover

3 Beds 3 Baths 2,800 SqFt Residential MLS® # 4991202
499 Tolend Rd, Dover

$837,777

↓ $12,123

499 Tolend Rd, Dover

3 Beds 1 Bath 1,104 SqFt Residential MLS® # 4996317
169 Spur Rd, Dover

$775,000

169 Spur Rd, Dover

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,275 SqFt Residential MLS® # 5004794
New
11 Highland St, Dover

$749,900

11 Highland St, Dover

3 Beds 3 Baths 2,867 SqFt Residential MLS® # 5005789
3 Quail Dr, Dover

$739,900

3 Quail Dr, Dover

3 Beds 3 Baths 2,148 SqFt Residential MLS® # 5005290
New
22 Hill St, Dover

$739,000

22 Hill St, Dover

3 Beds 3 Baths 2,499 SqFt Residential MLS® # 5006258
209 Long Hill Rd, Dover

$729,900

↓ $20,000

209 Long Hill Rd, Dover

4 Beds 3 Baths 2,468 SqFt Residential MLS® # 4999734
80 Drew Rd, Dover

$724,900

↓ $25,000

80 Drew Rd, Dover

4 Beds 3 Baths 2,428 SqFt Residential MLS® # 4993044
29 Augusta Way, Dover

$695,000

↓ $29,900

29 Augusta Way, Dover

4 Beds 4 Baths 3,498 SqFt Residential MLS® # 4984938

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