The town was settled in 1730 by a group of Catholic settlers, then known as "Conwego." It was renamed, after Hanover, Germany, in 1745 and made an official town in 1815.
Today, Hanover is known for its downtown area, Sentry sculpture, and historic buildings.
People Born in Hanover
Hanover in People's Lives
Jared Leto: I traveled here in 1998 to film scenes of the movie Girl, Interrupted.