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Welcome to North Andover ...

North Andover is located in Essex County<1>.


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


North Andover was settled in 1644 and was incorporated in 1855.

A typical abbreviation for North Andover: N. Andover

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, North Andover has a population of 31,487 people<3> (see below for details).

North Andover is 90 feet [27 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: North Andover lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for North Andover: (978) & (351)<5>

The ZIP code for North Andover: 01845<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, North Andover had an population of 31,487 people. This is an increase of 11.06% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 15.75% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, North Andover had a population of 28,352 people. This makes North Andover the county's 10th most populous community.

The population of North Andover represents 0.43% of the population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 64th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 28,352 people, the population of North Andover increased 4.23% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 27,202 people).

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

Communities Also Named North Andover ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named North Andover - it's located in Wisconsin.

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

Communities near North Andover ...

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

  • Lowell
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lowell
    • Lowell is located in Middlesex County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 110,904 people
  • Lynn
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lynn
    • Lynn is located in Essex County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 94,539 people
  • Nashua
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nashua
    • Nashua is located in Hillsborough County (NH)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 89,167 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nashua <7>
  • Haverhill
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Haverhill
    • Haverhill is located in Essex County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 64,098 people
  • Medford
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Medford
    • Medford is located in Middlesex County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 60,847 people
  • Malden
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Malden
    • Malden is located in Middlesex County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,922 people
  • Peabody
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peabody
    • Peabody is located in Essex County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 53,063 people
  • Arlington
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arlington
    • Arlington is located in Middlesex County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 45,169 people
  • Salem
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salem
    • Salem is located in Essex County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 43,581 people
  • Billerica
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Billerica
    • Billerica is located in Middlesex County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 43,021 people

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

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of North 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 North Andover.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for North Andover ...

Looking for more information about North 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 North Andover, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for North Andover.

Adding North Andover to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of North 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 North Andover was in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for North Andover.

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

The official website for State of Massachusetts: https://www.mass.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Massachusetts' counties, including Essex, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for North Andover.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around North Andover - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (351) is an overlay for area code (978).
<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 community (such as North Andover). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether North 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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