Dover AFB, DE - Nearby Cities

    Dover, DE
    Dover is the second largest city in the state of Delaware and serves as the capital city. The city has a current population of 35,000 people and is located just 5 miles from the Dover Air Force Base. The largest employer in town is the state government. Due the city's low cost of living, it is a rapidly growing community, and the military base offers the town a major boost in its economy. Slot machine gambling was recently introduced to Dover and accounts for another large economic boost for the city. Dover offers a thriving community for those military personnel and their families who are looking to settle in the area. Houses for sale in the area start at $205,000 for a 3 bedroom, 2 bath home. Rentals in the area start at a monthly rate of $570 for a one bedroom, one bath unit. Hotels such as the Hampton Inn and the Fairfield Inn and Suites offer temporary lodging for visitors. Amenities include free wireless internet and complimentary breakfasts with rates starting at $84 a night.Local attractions include the Air Mobility Command Museum which is the only museum of its kind dedicated to airlift and air refueling. The museum includes displays showing how airlifts were done over Berlin during the time when all railways, waterways, and roadways were blocked to incoming food, fuel, and medical supplies. The exhibits include the history of the "Candy Bomber" who not only brought aid to the country but supplied candy bars in her drops for the children. Many aircraft used during those missions are also available for viewing.

    Little Creek, DE
    Little Creek is a small community of just 195 people that is located in Kent County, Delaware. It is part of the Dover Metropolitan Area and is just 7 miles from the Dover Air Force Base. The town offers a laid-back environment for residents with just a short drive to work and to nearby entertainment venues. The median income for a family is $41,000, and the town is a popular destination for those looking to raise a family in a more peaceful environment. Houses for sale in the area start at $205,000 for a 3 bedroom, 2 bath home. Rentals in the area start at a monthly rate of $570 for a one bedroom, one bath unit. Hotels such as the Hampton Inn and the Fairfield Inn and Suites offer temporary lodging for visitors. Amenities include free wireless internet and complimentary breakfasts with rates starting at $84 a night.Local attractions include the Dover International Speedway which holds NASCAR races throughout the year and draws thousands of spectators. The John Dickinson Plantation is located just southeast of the Dover Air Force Base and offers tours of the homes of one of the founding fathers. Tours are conducted by interpreters dressed in 18th century clothing. John Dickinson was a signer on the Constitution, and his historic mansion is a fascinating look back into the rooms of an 18th century living quarters.

    Rodney Village, DE
    Rodney Village is a small town of 1,916 people and is located in Kent County, Delaware. The median income for a family is $56,000 which is right in line with the state median income of $57,000. The town is located just 7 miles from the Dover Air Force Base and offers a quick commute to work for those looking to settle in a quiet, laid-back community. Rodney Village is just a short drive from Dover which offers many historical attractions and shopping, dining, and entertainment venues. The town offers the best of both worlds with a small community for residents and only a short drive to a more thriving community full of activities. Houses for sale in the area start at $174,000 for a 3 bedroom, 2 bath home. Rentals in the area start at a monthly rate of $680 for a one bedroom, one bath unit. Hotels such as the Best Western Galaxy Inn and the Comfort Inn offer temporary lodging for visitors. Amenities include free wireless internet and complimentary breakfasts with rates starting at $69 a night. A microwave and refrigerator are also included in each room. Local attractions include the Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village which has over 10,000 artifacts on display. Horse-drawn equipment, farming tools, and tractors that date back to the early 1670s are featured. Even buildings from the Civil War Era such as an old schoolhouse, train station, and general story are included in the museum. The Johnson Victrola Museum is also nearby and was founded in 1901. It features phonographs and recordings from the 1920s as well as talking machines and early records.

    Highland Acres, DE
    Highland Acres is a small community of 4,000 people located in Kent County, Delaware. The median family income is $88,000 annually compared to the state average of $57,000. The Dover Air Force Base is only 7 miles from the city making the location a popular place for those military personnel and civilians who are looking to live close to where they work. Highland Acres offers a moderate size community in which to raise a family and still be a short drive to many other recreational and entertainment options. Houses for sale in the area start at $195,000 for a 3 bedroom, 2 bath home. Rentals in the area start at a monthly rate of $750 for a one bedroom, one bath unit. Hotels such as the Days Inn and the Comfort Inn offer temporary lodging for visitors. Amenities include free wireless internet and complimentary breakfasts with rates starting at $69 a night. A microwave and refrigerator are also included in each room. Local attractions include the Biggs Museum of American Art which offers exhibits featuring the history of Delaware and varied forms of artistic display. Photographers, musicians, writers, and sculptors all have their talent featured in the numerous gallery exhibitions. Local artists are also featured as speakers and give demonstrations on how they create their work. The Dover International Speedway is nearby and offers NASCAR races year-round for enthusiasts.

    Camden, DE
    Camden is small community that is part of Dover and the Delaware Metropolitan Statistical Area. The town has a current population of 2,100 people and is located just 7 miles from the Dover Air Force Base. The town offers the recreational and entertainment venues of the larger Dover area while offering residents a quieter community in which to settle and raise a family. The short commute offers those working at the base an easy drive to work. Houses for sale in the area start at $191,000 for a 3 bedroom, 2 bath home. Rentals in the area start at a monthly rate of $750 for a one bedroom, one bath unit. Hotels such as the Days Inn and the Fairfield Inn offer temporary lodging for visitors. Amenities include free wireless internet and complimentary breakfasts with rates starting at $89 a night. A microwave and refrigerator are also included in each room. Local attractions include the Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge which has over 15,000 acres, most of which is tidal marsh. There are 1,100 acres of timbered swamps and the refuge offers views of migrating birds and other kinds of wildlife. Highlighting the need for conservation of waterfowl, the refuge offers visitors a unique look at these creatures in their natural environment. The Dover Air Force Base Museum is a unique facility which offers exhibits highlighting the airlifts and their great importance in wartime for providing food and aid to other countries. There are many planes on display for visitors to tour that were used for such missions.