Town of


5 Springdale Ave., P.O. Box 250 Dover, MA 02030
Phone: 508-785-0032

Interim Town Administrator:

Carl Valente

Select Board:

Robyn Hunter
John Jeffries
Bob Springett

Annual Town Meeting:

May 6, 2024
May, not later than the second Monday

Municipal Election:

May 20, 2024
May, not later than the last day in the month


Population Density390
Registered Voters4,380
Income Per Capita$271,550
EQV Per Capita$484,535
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate93.2%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$1,042,100
Median Gross Rent$2,575
Total Households1,916
Average Household Size3.08

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$12.19
Commercial Tax Rate$12.19
Average Tax Bill$16,736
Total Expenditures$36,924,488
Total Tax Levy$36,443,919
State Aid$1,813,020
Local Receipts$2,044,160
Town Hall of Dover

Town Hall

Wants you To KNOW

Predominantly residential, Dover provides a peaceful rural setting with many scenic roads, miles of shady trails and woods for walking, cross-country skiing, birding, and horseback riding, as well as access to the Charles River.


Form of GovernmentSelect Board – Town Meeting
Incorporation Date1836
Chief Municipal OfficialTown Administrator
Policy BoardBoard of Selectmen
Size of Policy Board3
Legislative BodyOpen Town Meeting


Area15.1 mi2
Public Roads62.2 mi
Regional Planning AgencyMetropolitan Area Planning Council


U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

Jake Auchincloss

Mass. Senate

Rebecca Rausch

Mass. House

Denise Garlick

Income Per Capita

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