"Dover, DE..... Wife's family lives in Bear, DE" Top 5 Page for this destination Dover by davecallahan

Dover Travel Guide: 153 reviews and 352 photos

we made sight seeing trips to Dover.....

Dover is the capital of the state of Delaware. It has been since the revolutionary period (1777). Furthermore it is the county seat for Kent County.

wikipedia info:
34000 people

official website is: http://www.cityofdover.com/

ZIPCODES 19901 through 19906 are Dover
039-09-43N 075-31-36W
39.161921, -75.526755
Area Code is 302

and to Wilmington, DE......

Interesting Facts

the city motto is "Semper Commune Bonum" (Always Do Good).

the city was named after Dover, England

many of the city departments herald the fact that Delaware was the first state to accept the Consitution. an example is on the Dover Police badge.

Dover is protected by the Dover Fire Department

  • Last visit to Dover: Aug 2004
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
  • Add to Trip Planner (?)
  • Report Abuse

Reviews (12)

Comments (4)

  • Jun 6, 2009 at 5:53 AM

    The Dover Mall was no big deal. It was clean but not very big.

  • Sep 17, 2008 at 12:17 PM

    The traffic cameras are handy. Some of the newer GPS systems have that data built into them.

  • Sep 16, 2008 at 6:03 AM

    It always surprises me the change of weather we see when we visit relatives in the north part and the south part of Delaware.

  • Aug 29, 2008 at 3:01 PM

    We went with our motorcycle group to Dover for a race weekend. What a great time.


“why didn't you tell me that 10 minutes ago....”

Online Now


Top 1,000 Travel Writer
Member Rank:
0 0 2 3 9
Forum Rank:
0 3 4 8 5

Badges & Stats in Dover

  • 12 Reviews
  • 20 Photos
  • 2 Forum posts
  • 1,397PageViews

Have you been to Dover?

  Share Your Travels  

Latest Activity in Dover


No friends yet.

Travel Interests

See All Travel Interests (5)