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Encyclopedia > Dover, Delaware
City of Dover
City
West Loockerman Street in downtown Dover in 2006
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Nickname : The State Capital since 1777
Country United States
State Delaware
County Kent
Area 22.7 mi² (58.8 km²)
 - land 22.4 mi² (58 km²)
 - water 0.3 mi² (0.8 km²)
Center
 - coordinates 39°09′43″N 75°31′36″W / 39.16194, -75.52667Coordinates: 39°09′43″N 75°31′36″W / 39.16194, -75.52667
 - elevation 36 ft (11 m)
Population 32,135 (2000)
Density 1,435.0 /mi² (554 /km²)
Founded 1683
 - Incorporated 1717
Acting Mayor Beverly C. Williams
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code 302
Location of Dover in Delaware
Location of Delaware in the United States
Website : http://www.cityofdover.com

The city of Dover is the capital and second largest city[1] in the U.S. state of Delaware. It is also the county seat of Kent County, and the principal city of the Dover, Delaware Metropolitan Statistical Area which encompasses all of Kent County. It is located on the St. Jones River in the Delaware River coastal plain. It was named by William Penn for Dover in England. As of July 2006, the city had an estimated population of 34,735.[2] Bethany Beach, Delaware Delaware City, Delaware Delmar, Delaware Dewey Beach, Delaware Dover, Delaware Fenwick Island, Delaware Georgetown, Delaware Lewes, Delaware Middletown, Delaware Milford, Delaware Millsboro, Delaware Milton, Delaware Newark, Delaware New Castle, Delaware Ocean View, Delaware Rehoboth Beach, Delaware Seaford, Delaware Smyrna, Delaware South Bethany, Delaware Wilmington, Delaware Categories: Cities... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 500 pixelsFull resolution (2624 × 1640 pixel, file size: 3. ... 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History

Dover was founded as the court town for newly established Kent County in 1683 by William Penn, the Proprietor of the territory generally known as the "Lower Counties on the Delaware." Later, in 1717, the city was officially laid out by a special commission of the Delaware General Assembly. The capital of the state of Delaware was moved here from New Castle in 1777 due to its central location and relative safety from British raiders on the Delaware River. The city's central square, known as The Green, was the location of many rallies, troop reviews, and other patriotic events. To this day, The Green remains the heart of Dover's historic district and is the location of the Delaware Supreme Court and the Kent County Courthouse. Kent County is a county located in the central part of the state of Delaware. ... For other uses, see William Penn (disambiguation). ... Delaware Colony was a British colony in North America. ... // Events January 4 — The Netherlands, Britain & France sign Triple Alliance February 26-March 6 What is now the northeastern United States was paralyzed by a series of blizzards that buried the region. ... The Delaware General Assembly is the state legislature of the U.S. state of Delaware. ... This article is about the U.S. State of Delaware. ... Old New Castle Courthouse. ... For the Delaware River in Kansas, see Delaware River (Kansas) The Delaware River is a river on the Atlantic coast of the United States. ... The Supreme Court of Delaware is the sole appellate court in the United States state of Delaware. ...


Dover was most famously the home of Caesar Rodney, the popular wartime leader of Delaware during the American Revolution. He is known to have been buried outside Dover, but the precise location of his grave is unknown. A cenotaph in his honor is erected in the cemetery of the Christ Episcopal Church on The Green in Dover. Caesar Rodney (October 7, 1728 – June 26, 1784), was an American lawyer and politician from St. ... John Trumbulls Declaration of Independence, showing the five-man committee in charge of drafting the Declaration in 1776 as it presents its work to the Second Continental Congress in Philadelphia The American Revolution refers to the period during the last half of the 18th century in which the Thirteen... The Cenotaph, London A ceremony at the Cenotaph, London, on Sunday 12th June 2005, remembering Irish war dead Memorial Cenotaph, Hiroshima, Japan A cenotaph is a tomb or a monument erected in honor of a person or group of persons whose remains are elsewhere. ...


Dover and Kent County were deeply divided over the issue of slavery and was a "stop" on the Underground Railroad, due to its proximity to slave holding Maryland and free Pennsylvania and New Jersey. It was also home to a large Quaker community that encouraged a sustained emancipation effort in the early nineteenth century. There were very few slaves in the area, but the institution was supported, if not practiced, by a small majority, who saw to its continuation. Slave redirects here. ... This article is about a 19th-century slave escape route. ... Official language(s) None (English, de facto) Capital Annapolis Largest city Baltimore Area  Ranked 42nd  - Total 12,407 sq mi (32,133 km²)  - Width 101 miles (145 km)  - Length 249 miles (400 km)  - % water 21  - Latitude 37° 53′ N to 39° 43′ N  - Longitude 75° 03′ W to 79° 29... Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 280 miles (455 km)  - Length 160 miles (255 km)  - % water 2. ... “NJ” redirects here. ... The Religious Society of Friends, commonly known as Quakers, or Friends, is a religious community founded in England in the 17th century. ...


Geography

Dover is located at 39°9′43″N, 75°31′36″W (39.161921, -75.526755)GR1.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 58.8 km² (22.7 mi²). 58.0 km² (22.4 mi²) of it is land and 0.8 km² (0.3 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.32% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Impact from a water drop causes an upward rebound jet surrounded by circular capillary waves. ...


Demographics

In 1890, 3,061 people lived in Dover; in 1900, 3,329; in 1910, 3,720; and in 1940, 5,517. As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 32,135 people, 12,340 households, and 7,502 families residing in the city. The population density was 554.1/km² (1,435.0/mi²). There were 13,195 housing units at an average density of 227.5/km² (589.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 54.94% White, 37.22% Black or African American, 0.45% Native American, 3.16% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 1.57% from other races, and 2.62% from two or more races. 4.13% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... Hispanics in the United States, or Hispanic Americans, are American citizens or residents of Hispanic ethnicity who identify themselves as having Hispanic Cultural heritage. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ...


There were 12,340 households out of which 30.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.4% were married couples living together, 16.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.2% were non-families. 31.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.98. Marriage is an interpersonal relationship with governmental, social, or religious recognition, usually intimate and sexual, and often created as a contract, or through civil process. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 23.5% under the age of 18, 15.7% from 18 to 24, 27.9% from 25 to 44, 19.5% from 45 to 64, and 13.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 88.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.1 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $38,669, and the median income for a family was $48,338. Males had a median income of $34,824 versus $26,061 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,445. About 11.5% of families and 13.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.6% of those under age 18 and 10.4% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Economy

Capital building
Capital building

Delaware's largest employer is also Dover's — the state government. A large portion, but not all, of the state's bureaucracy is located in and around Dover. However, like other American states, Delaware's capital is not its largest city. Consequently, Wilmington, in the northern part of the state and its largest city, has many state offices and employees one would normally expect to find in the state capital, including the headquarters of the Office of the Attorney General. Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1600 × 1200 pixel, file size: 610 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) The Delaware State Capitol (or Legislative Hall) in Dover. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1600 × 1200 pixel, file size: 610 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) The Delaware State Capitol (or Legislative Hall) in Dover. ... : Chemical Capital of the World , Corporate Capital of the World , Credit Card Capital of the World : A Place to Be Somebody United States Delaware New Castle 17. ... In most common law jurisdictions, the Attorney General is the main legal adviser to the government, and in some jurisdictions may in addition have executive responsibility for law enforcement or responsibility for public prosecutions. ...


Dover is one of the fastest-growing areas in the State of Delaware, due in large part to the relatively low cost of living. As a consequence, the Kent County government is a major employer in the area as well. Apart from the state and county governments, Dover's significant employers include Dover Air Force Base, located just outside the city. The base houses two airlift wings as well as the U.S. military's only mortuary located in the continental United States, which accepts and processes the remains of soldiers killed in battle. In addition, the Playtex corporation, General Mills and Procter & Gamble have manufacturing facilities in Dover. ILC Dover, in nearby Frederica, is the producer of fabrics for military and aerospace uses, along with being the primary contractor for production of the Apollo and Skylab spacesuits, as well as the spacesuit assembly for the Space Shuttle's Extravehicular Mobility Unit (EMU). Dover Air Force Base or Dover AFB (IATA: DOV, ICAO: KDOV, FAA LID: DOV) is a base of the United States Air Force in the state of Delaware. ... A mortuary is a cold chamber used to keep the deceased from seriously decomposing; this practice exists for the sake of recognition of the deceased and to allow time to prepare for burial. ... Playtex is a brand of womens products. ... General Mills (NYSE: GIS) is a Fortune 500 corporation, mainly concerned with food products, which is headquartered in Golden Valley, Minnesota, a suburb of Minneapolis. ... Procter & Gamble Co. ... ILC Dover (formerly ILC Industries) is a Dover, Delaware-based corporation located in nearby Frederica, Delaware. ... Project Apollo was a series of human spaceflight missions undertaken by the United States of America (NASA) using the Apollo spacecraft and Saturn launch vehicle, conducted during the years 1961 – 1975. ... For other uses, see Skylab (disambiguation). ... NASAs Space Shuttle, officially called Space Transportation System (STS), is the United States governments current manned launch vehicle. ... NASA portrait of American Astronaut Thomas Akers, wearing a Shuttle EMU. The Space Shuttle/International Space Station Extravehicular Mobility Unit (EMU) is an independent anthropomorphic system that provides environmental protection, mobility, life support, and communications for a Shuttle or ISS crew member to perform extra-vehicular activity (EVA) in earth...


Two weekends a year, NASCAR stock car races are held at Dover International Speedway, attracting over 100,000 spectators and visitors and temporarily making Dover the state's largest city. These races, and in recent years adjacent slot machine gambling, contribute millions of dollars to Dover's economy. Jeff Burton (99), Elliott Sadler (38), Ricky Rudd (21), Dale Jarrett (88), Sterling Marlin (40), Jimmie Johnson (48), and Casey Mears (41) practice for the 2004 Daytona 500 The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the largest sanctioning body of motorsports in the United States. ... Dover International Speedway (nickname: The Monster Mile) is a NASCAR race track located near Dover, Delaware. ...


For one week during the middle of July every year, Dover also hosts the Big League (Little League 16-18) Eastern Regionals, attracting teams from all of New England and the Mid-Atlantic. Little League Baseball - Logo Little League pitcher in Winesburg, Ohio Little League, Wayne, Michigan Little League Baseball is the name of a non-profit organization in the United States which organizes local childrens leagues of baseball and softball throughout the USA and the rest of the world. ...


Transportation

A Norfolk Southern GP38-2 parked on the team track in Dover with the old railroad depot in background.
A Norfolk Southern GP38-2 parked on the team track in Dover with the old railroad depot in background.

The main north-south highway through Dover is U.S. Route 13, which runs through the main commercial strip of Dover on the multi-lane, divided Dupont Highway. An alternate route of U.S. Route 13, U.S. Route 13 Alternate, passes through downtown Dover on Governors Avenue. The Delaware Route 1 turnpike, which provides the main route to the Delaware beaches, passes to the east of Dover. It ends near the Dover Air Force Base and DE 1 continues south on Bay Road. U.S. Route 113 formerly ran along Bay Road from Milford to US 13 near the State Capitol Complex, however it was decomissioned in 2004 to avoid the concurrency with DE 1 between the Dover Air Force Base and Milford. Delaware Route 8 is the main east-west route through Dover, passing through downtown on Division Street and West Dover on Forrest Avenue. It continues west toward Maryland to provide access to the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 760 × 600 pixel Image in higher resolution (1253 × 989 pixel, file size: 128 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Photo by William J. Grimes This image is watermarked to give credit to the photographer, just as an artist signs their work! File... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 760 × 600 pixel Image in higher resolution (1253 × 989 pixel, file size: 128 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Photo by William J. Grimes This image is watermarked to give credit to the photographer, just as an artist signs their work! File... Norfolk Southern Corporation (AAR reporting mark NS) NYSE: NSC is a US publicly-traded stock corporation based in Norfolk, Virginia. ... An EMD GP38-2 is a four-axle diesel-electric locomotive of the road switcher type built by General Motors Electro-Motive Division. ... U.S. Highway 13 is a north-south United States highway that runs for 526 miles from the northeastern suburbs of Philadelphia to just north of Fayetteville, North Carolina. ... U.S. Route 13 Alternate is an alternate alignment of U.S. Route 13 that passes through the downtown area of the state capital of Delaware, Dover. ... Delaware Route 1 is a 110 mile long, four-to-six lane highway going from the Maryland-Delaware State line on the eastern Atlantic shoreline to the Delaware Turnpike (Interstate 95) just outside of Wilmington. ... U.S. Highway 113 is a spur of U.S. Highway 13. ... Delaware Route 8 is a state highway located in Kent County, Delaware. ... Not to be confused with Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel. ...


The Dover Air Force Base is located to the southeast of Dover, however the closest sizable civilian airport to Dover is the New Castle Airport in New Castle. The closest airports with commercial air service to Dover include the Wicomico Regional Airport in Salisbury, Maryland, the Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport in Baltimore, Maryland, and the Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dover Air Force Base or Dover AFB (IATA: DOV, ICAO: KDOV, FAA LID: DOV) is a base of the United States Air Force in the state of Delaware. ... New Castle Airport (IATA: ILG, ICAO: KILG), also known as the New Castle County Airport, is an airport located 4 miles (6 km) south of the city of Wilmington in New Castle County, Delaware, USA. The airport has 3 runways, a single terminal building, and is home to both the... Old New Castle Courthouse. ... Salisbury-Ocean City Wicomico Regional Airport (IATA: SBY, ICAO: KSBY), or, more succinctly Wicomico Regional Airport, is the only commercial airport on the Delmarva Peninsula. ... Nickname: Location in Maryland Coordinates: , County Founded 1732 Incorporated 1854 Government  - Mayor Barrie Parsons Tilghman Area  - City 29. ... Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (IATA: BWI, ICAO: KBWI) serves the Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan Area in the United States. ... Baltimore redirects here. ... “PHL” redirects here. ... Nickname: City of Brotherly Love, Philly, the Quaker City Motto: Philadelphia maneto (Let brotherly love continue) Location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Philadelphia Founded October 27, 1682 Incorporated October 25, 1701 Mayor John F. Street (D) Area    - City 369. ...


Dover is located on a former Pennsylvania Railroad line which is now served by Norfolk Southern. At one time Dover had a daily Amtrak passenger service; however the line now is just used for local freight. The closest passenger rail station is the Amtrak station in Wilmington. 1893 map The Pennsylvania Railroad (AAR reporting mark PRR) was an American railroad that was founded in 1846 and merged in 1968 into Penn Central Transportation. ... Norfolk Southern Corporation (AAR reporting mark NS) NYSE: NSC is a US publicly-traded stock corporation based in Norfolk, Virginia. ... The high-speed Acela Express in West Windsor, New Jersey. ... Wilmington Train Station is the passenger rail station in Wilmington, Delaware, formerly known as Pennsylvania Station. ... : Chemical Capital of the World , Corporate Capital of the World , Credit Card Capital of the World : A Place to Be Somebody United States Delaware New Castle 17. ...


DART First State provides weekday local bus service throughout Dover, radiating from the Water Street Transfer Center in downtown. They also provide inter-county service to Wilmington and Georgetown and seasonal service to Rehoboth Beach. DART First State is the primary public transportation system that operates throughout Delaware, USA. Although most of its routes run in and around Wilmington and Newark in New Castle County, DART also serves Dover (in Kent County), and Georgetown in Sussex County, and has one route running into New Jersey... DART First State operates 12 bus routes Mondays through Fridays out of the Water Street Transfer Center in Dover. ... DART First State operates two year-round inter-county bus routes and a third seasonal inter-county bus route which serves coastal communities in Sussex County, Delaware. ... : Chemical Capital of the World , Corporate Capital of the World , Credit Card Capital of the World : A Place to Be Somebody United States Delaware New Castle 17. ... Seal of the Town of Georgetown Georgetown is a town located in Sussex County, Delaware. ... Rehoboth Beach is a city in Sussex County, Delaware, United States. ...


Education

Dover is home to Delaware State University (a land-grant university and Delaware's only historically black university), and Wesley College. It is also home to the Terry Campus of the Delaware Technical & Community College and that college's administrative offices. Dover also has satellite locations of the University of Delaware and Wilmington University. Desudesudesudesudesu (formerly Delaware State College) is a historically black university in Dover, Delaware. ... Land-grant universities (also called land-grant colleges or land grant institutions) are institutions of higher education in the United States which have been designated by Congress to receive the benefits of the Morrill Acts of 1862 and 1890. ... In the United States, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) (a type of Minority Serving Institution or MSI) are colleges or universities that were established before 1964 with the intention of serving the African-American community. ... Wesley College, Delaware is a private, coeducational institution located in Dover, the capital of Delaware State, USA. Founded in 1873 as a preparatory school to provide a value-centered education to students of all races and faith, Wesley College has a covenant relationship with the United Methodist Church and is... Delaware Technical & Community College, also known as DelTech, was created by the Delaware General Assembly in 1966. ... The University of Delaware (UD or UDel) is the largest university in the U.S. state of Delaware. ... Wilmington University is a private, non-sectarian college five miles from Wilmington, Delaware in New Castle, Delaware. ...


Two public high schools serve Dover residents. Caesar Rodney High School, in the Caesar Rodney School District (located just outside the city in Camden-Wyoming); and Dover High School, in the Capital School District.


The Dover Air Force Base Middle School is located on the premises of the Dover Air Force Base. This school is unusual in that it is run not by the Department of Defense, but by the Caesar Rodney School District. Middle school (also known as intermediate school or junior high school) covers a period of education that straddles primary/elementary education and secondary education, serving as a bridge between the two. ...


Culture

The former Dover Opera House, built in 1904, was recently renovated and converted to the Schwartz Center for the Arts, which hosts performances by the Dover Symphony Orchestra, ballet, and classic films. 1904 (MCMIV) was a leap year starting on a Friday (see link for calendar). ... For the song titled Orchestra, see The Servant (band). ...


The Delaware State Library, Delaware State Museum, and the Delaware State Archives are located in downtown Dover and are open to the public for research and browsing.


In Dover's historical district is the Sewell C. Biggs Museum of American Art, featuring collections from the Colonial days to the present.


Golf

List of Golf Courses near Dover:


Wild Quail Country Club, Camden, DE


Jonathan's Landing Golf Course, Magnolia, DE


Dover Center Par 3 and Driving Range, Dover, DE


Dover Air Base Golf Course (Must have military I.D.)Dover, DE


Trivia

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See also

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Dover was founded as the court town for newly established Kent County in 1683 by William Penn, the Proprietor of the territory generally known as the "Lower Counties on the Delaware." Later, in 1717, the city was officially laid out by a special commission of the Delaware General Assembly.
Dover and Kent County were deeply divided over the issue of slavery and was a "stop" on the Underground Railroad, due to its proximity to slave holding Maryland and free Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Dover is one of the fastest-growing areas in the State of Delaware, due in large part to the relatively low cost of living and high quality of life.
Dover, Delaware (528 words)
Dover is the capital of Delaware, a state of the United States of America.
ILC Dover, in nearby Frederica, is the producer of fabrics for military and aerospace uses, along with being the primary contractor for the production of the Apollo and Skylab spacesuits and the spacesuit assembly for the Space Shuttle extravehicular mobility unit, or EMU for short.
Dover is also the home of Delaware State University and Wesley College.
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