Dover is a town of approximately 850 people situated in Huon Valley Council in southern Tasmania. It is a small town of great natural beauty situated on the sea and surrounded by mountains. Key facilities such as the supermarket, service station and community online centre are situated along the main highway. The town covers 4.04 square kilometres and has a density of 120.5 residents per square kilometre (compared to Hobart which covers an area of 1,695.5 square kilometres and has a density of 130 people per square kilometre). The town has one District school with children from pre-kinder to year 12. There is a pharmacy, medical clinic, aged care facility, online access centre, community workshop, R.S.L., bowls club, golf club, post office, bank, accommodation, community church, hardware store, petrol station, bottle shop, skate park and sports oval.