DOVER , a
See also:town of
See also:county, New Jersey, U.S.A., on the Rockaway
See also:river and the Morris canal, about 40 M. by
See also:rail W.N.W. of
See also:Hoboken . Pop . (1900) 5938, of whom 947 were
See also:born; (1905) 6353; (1910) 7468 . The
See also:area of the town is 1.72 sq. m . Dover is at the junction of the
See also:line and the Morris &
See also:Essex division of the
See also:Delaware, Lackawanna & Western railway (which has large repair shops here), and is also served by the High
See also:Bridge branch of the Central of New Jersey, and by an electric line connecting with neighbouring towns . The town is situated about 570 ft. above
See also:sea-level .
See also:stone, used extensively for railway bridges, and iron ore abound in the vicinity . The river furnishes
See also:water-power, and the town has various manufactures, including stoves and ranges, boilers,
See also:bar iron, rivets,
See also:steel castings,
See also:rock drills, air compressors,
See also:hose and underwear, organzine or thrown silk, and overalls . The water-
See also:works are owned by the town, water being obtained from
See also:wells varying in
See also:depth from 193 to 213 ft . Dover was settled as early as 1748, and was separated from
See also:Randolph township and incorporated as a town in 1869 .
DOVE (Dutch duyve, Dan. due, Ice. dufa, Ger. Taube)...
GEORGE JAMES WELBORE DOVER
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