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Dover-Foxcroft is a town in Piscataquis County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for the merger of Dover and Foxcroft townships

The latitude of Dover-Foxcroft is 45.183N. The longitude is -69.227W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 371 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 4,211.


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Median household income
Local
$30,164
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Dover-Foxcroft demographic reports
Dover-Foxcroft is on the Piscataquis River
Former and merged names include:
· Dover
· Foxcroft
Formed by the 1922 merger of Dover, on the south side of the river, and Foxcroft, on the north side
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 9. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.1 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Piscataquis Valley Fair - Aug. 23-26, 2007
Dates often change. Check Dover-Foxcroft web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Peaks-Kenny State Park
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Dover-Foxcroft demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Piscataquis County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 04426 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

4% of Dover-Foxcroft residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dover-Foxcroft ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dover-Foxcroft was $14,544, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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17% of Dover-Foxcroft residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Dover-Foxcroft, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $335.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $715.


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Libraries in Dover-Foxcroft include Dover-Foxcroft - Thompson Free Library ... View libraries

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The average commute time for Dover-Foxcroft workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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