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Welcome to Andover ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Andover has a population of 36,356 people<2> (see below for details).
Andover was settled in 1642 and was incorporated in 1646.
Andover is 180 feet [55 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Andover lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Andover: (978) and (351)<4>
The ZIP codes for Andover: 01810, 01812, 01899, 05501, 05544<5>
Websites for Andover ...
Official Website: www.andoverma.gov/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Andover had an population of 36,356 people. This is an increase of 9.5% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 16.35% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Andover had a population of 33,201 people. This makes Andover the county's 8th most populous community.
The population of Andover represents 0.51% of the total population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 48th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 33,201 people, the population of Andover increased 6.25% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 31,247 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Andover.
Adding Andover to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
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.
In addition, we also found mention of Andover elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Andover on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Andover ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 20 communities that are also named Andover - they are located in California, Connecticut, Florida (2), Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, 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.
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. Our list includes 5 papers. 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.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Andover, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Andover.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Andover: www.andoverma.gov/
The official website for State of Massachusetts: https://www.mass.gov/
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This page was last modified: 08 Jun 2021