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Do you know of Andora ???

When we encounter a name that is new to us, we add it to our Gazetteer - that's the case with Andora.

This entry has been created as a placeholder - we hope to develop more information in the future.

This entry could be in error. It might be that our source had a mis-print, was simply wrong or we made a transcription error while referencing it. We hope to learn more about Andora in the future.

We found mention of Andora as a post office, but can't determine its location - other than being located somewhere in Red River Parish, Louisiana.

It's common that the post office is named the same as the community in which it's located (although that's not always case). In this case, we can't match this post office to any of the existing communities in our gazetteer.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Andora, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1889.

Communities Also Named Andora ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Andora - it's located in Maryland.

Adding Andora to Our Gazetteer ...

The earliest source we've referenced which mentioned Andora was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<1>

From that list, the Andora post office opened in 1889.

We also found Andora in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Andora ...

We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that proved useful in adding to our knowledge about Andora:

Found in a comprehensive list of Post Offices that was created by Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.

From that list:

The Andora post office opened in 1889 and had closed by 1895.

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.

A note taken from the Shipper's Guide for Andora - Services available: no Railroad mentioned

Footnotes ...

<1>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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