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Dover Real Estate

Dover has a warm temperate climate or humid subtropical climate. Summers are hot and humid, with 23 days per year reaching or surpassing 90 °F (32 °C). Dover is governed via the council-manager system with an elected mayor.

Dover is one of the fast-growing areas in the state of Delaware, due in large part to the relatively low cost of living. As a consequence, the Kent County government is a major employer in the area as well.

The main north–south highway through Dover is U.S. Route 13, which runs through the main commercial strip of Dover on the multi-lane, divided Dupont Highway. The city of Dover provides various utility services to businesses and residents. The hospital offers various inpatient services including a birthing room and cardiovascular and cancer services. Bayhealth Kent General also offers numerous outpatient services, patient and family support services, community outreach, and imaging services. The hospital has a 24-hour emergency room with a Level III trauma center.

The City of Dover Parks & Recreation Department maintains several parks in the city, consisting of 3 larger parks and 27 smaller parks. Silver Lake Park is a 182-acre park located along Silver Lake and offers fishing, boating, a walking/jogging path that provides views of the lake, a playground, benches, and pavilions.