Dover TN Real Estate and Community Information



Dover is a small city located in Northwestern Tennessee about an hour drive away from Nashville. It is the county seat of Stewart County and part of the Clarksville Metro Area. With a population of around 1,400 people, this is a close-knit, quiet community that is ideal for retirees or families with young children.

Brief History


Little is known about this community's history; however, it is known that the city was incorporated as early as 1805. It is also known that the city is home to the Fort Donelson National Battlefield, which was the location of the Union victory during the Civil War. It was also here where General Buckner surrendered to General Grant in 1862.

Parks and Recreation


Residents of homes in this quiet Tennessee city enjoy visiting the Lick Creek Recreation Area Park, which can be found just off of Colson Road. Facilities that are available here include shaded picnic areas, scenic walking trails, a boat launch, a fishing pier, basketball courts and tennis courts.
Located on Van Morgan Drive, you will discover Land Between the Lakes Park. This is a beautiful park where you can partake in many fun recreational activities including camping, boating, fishing, picnicking, biking and hiking. Other areas parks are Little Eagle Park and Holiday Hills Resort Park.

Attractions and Activities


One of the benefits of purchasing homes in this tiny Tennessee community is that the area is home to a wide array of exciting attractions. Families that are looking for a great way to spend their spare time often visit such locations as Clarksville's Indoor Aquatic Center, Honeysuckle Hill, the Monkey's Treehouse and Laserquest of Nashville.
If you are interested in outdoor activities, some terrific locations to visit include the Nashville Zoo, Warner Parks Nature Center, Tennessee Safari Park and the Great Smoky Mountains. You will find many fantastic museums near properties here as well, and some popular locations are the Belle Meade Plantation and Museum, the Customs House Museum, and the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.

Special Events


Do you enjoy frequenting community events such as art shows and festivals? If you do, make sure you check out the Annual Stewart County Eagle Fest, which occurs in mid-May. Highlights of the Eagle Fest include live music from local musicians, a car show, food concessions, activities for the kids, and arts and crafts exhibits.
Another event you will not want to miss is the Annual Pickin' Party Old-Time Music Festival. The Old-Time Music Festival is held during mid-June and features live country and bluegrass music, music workshops, open-mic sessions, and fun activities for children. Other great events that take place near properties in this peaceful Tennessee community include the Mabon Festival in September and the St. Francis Fall Festival in October.

If you have been searching for real estate in Tennessee that offers quiet living yet is close to several major cities, take a few minutes out of your day to contact Mary McCooley. Mary can assist you in locating a home that will match both your needs as well as your financial budget.
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