Area: 15.4 sq miles (39.89 km²)
Population: 5,558 (2000)
15 miles (24 km) southwest of downtown Boston
Dover is one of the few communities in metro Boston to have more registered Republicans than Democrats. In 2012, Mitt Romney, a Republican, defeated Barack Obama, a Democrat, in the general election 56% to 43% in Dover.
Dominique Wilkins, former Boston Celtic and NBA Hall of Famer.
Leverett Saltonstall, U.S. Senator.
Bob Lobel, Local news sportscaster.