Cannon Mills offers a great neighborhood to its residents

Our Neighborhood

The vibrant city of Dover is located in central Delaware, 90 miles east of Washington D.C. and 90 miles southwest of Philadelphia. Dover has the best of everything, combining arts and cultural attractions like the Hagley Museum and Library and The Schwartz Center for the Arts with one of Delaware’s best assets: tax-free shopping throughout the state. Outdoor enthusiasts appreciate our close proximity to Rehoboth Beach, First State Heritage Park, and Killens Pond State Park.

Exterior view of balconies at Cannon Mills in Dover, Delaware

Conveniences of Daily Life

Cannon Mills is conveniently located near major employers including Kraft Foods, Procter & Gamble, Playtex Energizer, Bayhealth Hospital, and Dover Air Force Base. Students appreciate our close proximity to Dover High School, Delaware Technical Community College, Wesley College, and Delaware State University.

Is it time to schedule a day of family fun? Funland at Rehoboth Beach is a short drive from our property and offers rides, attractions, and amusement for all ages. Dover Days is one of the largest annual free festivals in Kent County and takes place throughout the city’s historic districts.

Whether you require a short commute to work or school or simply want to enjoy Dover’s many shopping and dining venues, Cannon Mills is here to accommodate your needs.

Cannon Mills front of building in Dover


  • Capital School District
  • Delaware Technical Community College
  • Wesley College
  • Delaware State University


  • Kraft Foods
  • Dover Air Force Base
  • Procter and Gamble
  • Bayhealth Hospital
  • Playtex Energizer


  • Dover Mall
  • Tanger Outlets
  • Christiana Mall
  • Safeway
  • Food Lion


  • Dover International Speedway
  • First State Heritage Park
  • Rehoboth Beach
  • Funland
  • Air Mobility Command Museum
  • Hagley Museum and Library

Capital School District

Children at Cannon Mills attend the following local schools, in the Capital School District:

  • South Dover Elementary School
  • William Henry Middle School (5-6)
  • Central Middle School (7-8)
  • Dover High School
Exterior of apartments at Cannon Mills in Dover, Delaware