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Welcome to Andover ...

So far, we have found very little information about Andover. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Andover to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Andover, please Contact Us.




Andover would have been located within present day Placer County.

The location of Andover has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Andover is 6,300 feet [1,920 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Andover is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.

Time Zone: The area where Andover was located is in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

The location where Andover once stood is in the (530) area code.

Communities near Andover ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Carnelian Bay   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Dollar Point   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Donner   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Kingvale   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Norden   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Polaris   [Map]   ---   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Andover.

Communities Also Named Andover ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 20 communities that are also named Andover - they are located in Connecticut, Florida (2), Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Vermont, Virginia and Washington.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Andover.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Andover. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Andover. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Andover.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Andover:

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for California

About Placer County

About California

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Placer County: www.placer.ca.gov/

The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Andover, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Andover - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Andover) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Andover. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3019, Longitude: -120.2574     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Andover have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Andover.

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