Dover is in Kent County and is the capital of Delaware. It’s the second-largest city in the state and sits on the St. Jones River off of Delaware Bay. Significant employers in the city are the Kent County government and Dover Airforce Base.
Dover has 30 parks, including Silver Lake with its 182 acres, filled with trails and picnic spots as well as swimming and boating. NASCAR comes to town two weeks every year at the Dover International Speedway and brings in thousands of people. The local economy gets a huge boost, with millions of dollars spent at local businesses. There are great restaurants in the city with everything from fast-casual to fine dining and many shopping options at three malls and countless local stores.
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Here’s some cool information and fun facts about Dover, Delaware.
The Lenape People lived along the Delaware river long before the arrival of Dutch colonists in the mid-1600s. Willian Penn laid out the town in 1683, and when the Native Americans were forcibly moved out, settlers came to start a new community. Businesses sprang up with craftsmen and shop owners creating a city core, and by 1777, Dover became the capital of the state. The county became an agricultural hub, and with the arrival of the railroad, farmers could reach a much broader market. Dover grew and attracted larger manufacturers, putting the city on the map.
Today, the total population of this small American city is 38,166 people.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, The racial makeup is:
- 40.9% White
- 7.5% Hispanic
- 45.8% African American
- 1.0% Native American
- 2.2% Asian
The median household income is $49,714.
- United States Marine 4-Star General David H. Berger, Commandant of the United States Marine Corps, was born in Dover.
- “Meet The Parents” actress Teri Polo was born and raised in Dover before moving to New York at 17 to start her acting career.
- Jell-O has been made at The Kraft Foods plant in Dover since 1964.
- The Dover Air Force Base houses the only U.S. Military mortuary in America and processes the remains of all soldiers lost in battle.
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