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Welcome to Andrews ...

Andrews is located in Polk County<1>.

Andrews is 910 feet [277 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Andrews lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Communities Also Named Andrews ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 25 communities that are also named Andrews - they are located in Arkansas, Florida (3), Georgia (2), Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland (2), Michigan, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio (2), Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas (3) and Virginia.

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

Communities near Andrews ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Andrews.

  • Des Moines [Polk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Des Moines
    • Des Moines [Polk County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Andrews
    • Estimated population in 2018: 216,853 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Des Moines
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Des Moines<4>
  • Ames [Story County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ames
    • Ames [Story County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the north of Andrews
    • Estimated population in 2018: 67,154 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ames
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ames<4>
  • West Des Moines [Polk County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Des Moines have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Des Moines
    • West Des Moines [Polk County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the south of Andrews
    • Estimated population in 2018: 66,641 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Des Moines
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Des Moines<4>
  • Ankeny [Polk County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ankeny have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ankeny
    • Ankeny [Polk County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the east of Andrews
    • Estimated population in 2018: 65,284 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ankeny
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ankeny<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Urbandale [Polk County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Urbandale have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Urbandale
      • Urbandale [Polk County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the south of Andrews
      • Estimated population in 2018: 43,949 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Urbandale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Urbandale<4>
    • Waukee [Dallas County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waukee have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waukee
      • Waukee [Dallas County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Andrews
      • Estimated population in 2018: 22,810 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waukee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waukee<4>
    • Johnston [Polk County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Johnston have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johnston
      • Johnston [Polk County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the southeast of Andrews
      • Estimated population in 2018: 22,040 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Johnston<4>
    • Altoona [Polk County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Altoona have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Altoona
      • Altoona [Polk County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Andrews
      • Estimated population in 2018: 18,844 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Altoona
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Altoona<4>
    • Clive [Polk County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clive have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clive
      • Clive [Polk County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the south of Andrews
      • Estimated population in 2018: 17,097 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clive
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clive<4>
    • Grimes [Polk County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grimes have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grimes
      • Grimes [Polk County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the south of Andrews
      • Estimated population in 2018: 13,562 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grimes
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grimes<4>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Andrews. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Andrews.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Andrews. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Andrews.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Andrews. See our Newspapers Page for Andrews.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Andrews ...

Looking for more information about Andrews? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Andrews, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Andrews.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Polk County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Andrews. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Polk County: www.co.polk.ia.us/

The official website for State of Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Iowa's counties, including Polk, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Andrews - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Andrews) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Andrews. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Andrews

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Andrews. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.7528, Longitude: -93.7553    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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