Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Dover (New Jersey)

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DOVER, a city in Morris co., N. J.; on the Rockaway river, the Lackawanna and the New Jersey Central railroads, and the Morris and Essex canal; 28 miles W. of Newark. It has extensive iron interests, railroad shops, machine shops, furnace and stove factories, and silk and hosiery mills. Five miles distant is a government powder magazine. Nearby are Lake Hopatcong, Mt. Arlington, Budd's Lake, and Schooley's Mountain, all noted summer resorts. The city has a high school, several churches, business college, daily and weekly newspapers, electric lights, and National bank. Pop. (1910) 7,468; (1920) 9,803.