Dover AFB - On and Off Base Information

Dover AFB Housing Information

Dover Air Force Base (AFB) Housing and Information:

Location: Dover Delaware is the capital of the 'First State' and is in the center of the Delmarva (Delaware, Maryland, & Virginia) Peninsula. The base is located two miles south of the state capital, and home of the 436th Airlift Wing, commonly known as the "Eagle Wing" and the 512th Airlift Wing, the Reserve associate, known as the "Liberty Wing." 

Area Population: 935,614 in Delaware and 37,366 in Dover proper.

Housing: All newcomer personnel assigned to Dover AFB must stop by the Housing Management Office, located at 1069 High Street, Bldg 1069, before entering into a lease or purchase agreement for a home. The Housing Management office will assist you in all your housing referral needs, whether you elect to purchase, rent in the area or move into privatized housing. If you elect privatized housing you must have a referral form signed by one of our housing counselors before you can sign a lease with Dover AFB Properties LLC. For more information 302-677-6969.

Base Location

263 Chad Street, 436 MSS/DPF
Dover AFB, DE 19902

Blog Posts

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Top "Off Base" Neighborhoods

# Name/Title City State Zip Overall Rating Distance Review
1 Bicentennial Village Dover DE 4.1 mi Write a Review!
2 Tidbury Crossing Camden DE 4.3 mi Write a Review!
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