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Welcome to Dover

A Private Oasis of Comfort and Luxury in the Heart of Massachusetts
Encapsulated within Norfolk County, Massachusetts, Dover is an enticing embodiment of privacy and affluence. With its grandiose homes and sprawling estates, it offers a serene retreat in the midst of nature. Despite its peaceful seclusion, Dover is conveniently located just 15 miles southwest of downtown Boston, balancing rustic serenity and city convenience.

Dover takes pride in its large residential zoning, with almost all properties enjoying the luxury of an acre or more. The town's emphasis on tranquility is also evident in allocating a significant portion of its annual budget for snow removal, reducing traffic on its state highways. This captivating town, sitting gracefully on the southern banks of the Charles River, is surrounded by Natick, Wellesley, Needham, Westwood, Walpole, Medfield, and Sherborn, adding to its strategic location. Home to the intriguing folklore of the "Dover Demon", this town also piques the curiosity of those who enjoy a little mystery.

Dover Real Estate Market

Dover real estate varies in style. Contact Westwood agent & realtor, Elena Price to find property, land, houses & luxury homes for sale in Dover, MA.

What to Love

  • Top-tier schools and scenic routes
  • Homes with private water and sewer services
  • An abundance of horse-friendly properties
  • Luxurious land and strong school systems

Local Lifestyle

As a suburb of Boston, Dover exudes an idyllic lifestyle characterized by rural aesthetics. The town is known for its strong school system, beautifully scenic roads, and an abundance of parks that offer spaces for relaxation and recreation. Homeownership is a common feature of Dover's residents, adding to the town's sense of a close-knit community.

Though a small town, Dover holds a reputation for being one of the best places to live in Massachusetts. The public schools in Dover are highly rated, making it an attractive place for families.

Dining and Entertainment

The town center of Dover might be small, but it doesn't lack charm. Offering an intimate community atmosphere, it's home to quaint coffee shops where one can sip on a comforting brew while immersing themselves in the local scene.

Don't be deceived by the size of our bustling markets; they're full of high-quality, handpicked goods that will meet your needs. Despite limited options, the town center promises a rewarding experience focusing on quality over quantity.

Things to Do

The Hale Reservation is a haven for nature lovers, offering an array of trails to explore and scenic beauty to absorb. This unspoiled wilderness offers tranquility and an opportunity to reconnect with nature.

Another must-visit is the Powisset Farms, known for its fresh produce and welcoming farm atmosphere. Visit the Noanet Woodlands for a day of hiking or explore the Belkin Family Farm for some family-friendly fun. Dover provides a unique blend of activities that lets you unwind and reconnect with the natural world.


Dover takes great pride in its schools, each known for delivering top-notch education:

  • Chickering Elementary School
  • Dover-Sherborn Middle School
  • Dover-Sherborn High School

Overview for Dover, MA

2,413 people live in Dover, where the median age is 43.6 and the average individual income is $139,159. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

43.6 years

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Schools in Dover, MA

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The following schools are within or nearby Dover. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Demographics and Employment Data for Dover, MA

Dover has 767 households, with an average household size of 3.15. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Dover do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 2,413 people call Dover home. The population density is 568.98 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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49.4 / 50.6%

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