About the Town of Dover
Dover New Jersey, a vibrant community with a rich and wonderful history and an even more exciting future.
Then: Founded in 1722 by John Jackson by the construction of an Iron forge the Iron industry swiftly formed the backbone of its growth. It was formally established as a town in 1869.
With the attraction of iron, the town quickly grew into a bustling community with the addition of a railroad and later on the prestigious Baker Theater. With famous performers joining its ranks such as Joe Cook, Lou Costello, and Harry Houdini the town had truly become a place to visit.
Now: Dover continues to grow and develop as a thriving community. Over the past years Dover has experienced astounding development and revitalization. From improvements to the downtown historic business district to several major redevelopment projects. Dover is once again a regional center with a culturally diverse population.
With easy train access directly to and from New York, an active community with monthly events and an ever growing gathering of fantastic restaurants Dover is a hidden gem that’s been polished to a sheen, and we welcome you to take part in it.