Only 15 miles southwest of Boston, Dover is a small town of just over 6,200 residents, and sometimes described as a one neighborhood community. Dover has an area of about 15.4 square miles and is located in Norfolk county. Dover is perhaps best known for the quality of its public schools, which consistently rank among the best in the state. Dover has more to offer than just schools, the Noanet Woodlands area offers residents 595 acres of conservation land with a terrific view of the Boston skyline.
Dover is surrounded by Natick, Wellesley, Needham, Westwood, Walpole, Medfield, and Sherborn. Dover is near I-95 and Route 16.