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Welcome to Andover ...

The village of Andover is located in Henry County<1>.


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


The pronunciation of Andover: AN-doh-ver<3>

Andover was established in 1835.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Andover has a population of 572 people<4> (see below for details).

The community of Andover is 760 feet [232 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Andover is within the boundaries of the (309) area code.

The ZIP code for Andover: 61233<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Andover had an population of 572 people. This is a decrease of 1.04% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.7% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Andover had a population of 578 people. This makes Andover the county's 11th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 578 people, the population of Andover decreased 2.69% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 594 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Andover.

Communities Also Named Andover ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 20 communities that are also named Andover - they are located in California, Connecticut, Florida (2), 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.

Communities near Andover ...

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

  • Moline
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moline
    • Moline is located in Rock Island County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,065 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moline <7>
  • East Moline
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Moline have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Moline
    • East Moline is located in Rock Island County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,473 people
  • Kewanee
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kewanee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kewanee
    • Kewanee is located in Henry County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,174 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kewanee <7>
  • Silvis
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silvis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silvis
    • Silvis is located in Rock Island County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,473 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Silvis <7>
  • Geneseo
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Geneseo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Geneseo
    • Geneseo is located in Henry County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,505 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Geneseo <7>
  • Colona
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Colona have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Colona
    • Colona is located in Henry County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,049 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Colona <7>
  • Milan
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milan
    • Milan is located in Rock Island County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,945 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milan <7>
  • Coal Valley
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coal Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coal Valley
    • Coal Valley is located in Rock Island County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,719 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coal Valley <7>
  • Green Rock
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green Rock
    • Green Rock is located in Henry County
  • Galva
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)

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 Andover. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Andover.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Andover.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Andover ...

Looking for more information about Andover? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Andover, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Andover.

Adding Andover to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Andover in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Andover was in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).

We also found Andover on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1870.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Andover.

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

The official website for Henry County: www.henrycty.com/

The official website for State of Illinois: https://illinois.gov

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Illinois' counties, including Henry, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Andover. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Andover.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Andover - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a village (such as Andover). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Andover or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.









 

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