Dover, MA Community Information

Located approximately 15 miles southwest of Boston, Dover has a population of 5,589 (per the 2010 town census) and was incorporated in 1836.  Here are some brief real estate-related facts about the community:

  • The properties are serviced by private sewerage systems, and most have private water as well.
  • Almost all of the residential zoning requires one acre of land or more.
  • The 2014 tax rate is $13.08 per $1,000 of valuation.
  • There is one elementary school for grades K – 5 – Chickering Elementary School.  And the middle school and high school are shared with the neighboring community of Sherborn, MA.

The following links will provide you with additional information on Dover and its many community services and organizations:

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