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Welcome to Andrews ...

The town of Andrews is located in Cherokee County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Andrews has a population of 1,834 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Andrews.

Andrews is 1,770 feet [539 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Andrews is located in the (828) area code.

Websites for Andrews ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.cherokeecountychamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Andrews, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Andrews had an population of 1,834 people. This is an increase of 2.98% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 14.48% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Andrews had a population of 1,781 people (which is 6.49% of the total population of Cherokee County). This makes Andrews the county's most populous community.

The population of Andrews represents 0.02% of the total population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 261st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,781 people, the population of Andrews increased 11.17% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,602 people).

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

Adding Andrews to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Andrews was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Andrews on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Andrews on our Genealogy Page.

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, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland (2), Michigan, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, 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.

  • Jacksonville [Towns County]
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    • Jacksonville [Towns County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Andrews
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,239 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jacksonville
  • Young Harris [Towns County]
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    • Young Harris [Towns County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Andrews
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,668 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Young Harris have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Young Harris
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Young Harris<6>
  • Murphy [Cherokee County]
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    • Murphy [Cherokee County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Andrews
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,666 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Murphy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Murphy
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Murphy<6>
  • Hiawassee [Towns County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hiawassee
    • Hiawassee [Towns County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Andrews
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 917 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hiawassee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hiawassee<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Robbinsville [Graham County]
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      • Robbinsville [Graham County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Andrews
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 716 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Robbinsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Robbinsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Robbinsville<6>
    • Hayesville [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hayesville
      • Hayesville [Clay County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Andrews
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 497 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hayesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hayesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hayesville<6>
    • Lake Santeetlah [Graham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Santeetlah
      • Lake Santeetlah [Graham County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Andrews
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 43 people
      • Lake Santeetlah has also been known as:
      • Santeetla
      • Santeetlah
      • Santultah
      • Thunderbird Mountain
      • Thunderbird
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Santeetlah
    • Fontana Dam [Graham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fontana Dam
      • Fontana Dam [Graham County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Andrews
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6 people
      • Fontana Dam has also been known as:
      • Fontana Village
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fontana Dam
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fontana Dam<6>
    • Rhodo [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rhodo
      • Rhodo [Cherokee County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the east of Andrews
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rhodo
    • Marble [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marble
      • Marble [Cherokee County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the west of Andrews
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marble have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marble
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marble<6>

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. Our list includes 5 papers. 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.

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

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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 Cherokee County: www.cherokeecounty-nc.gov/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Cherokee, 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 have 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 Andrews.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Andrews - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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, 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 for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AndrewsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Andrews. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.1996, Longitude: -83.8259       In this case, the coordinates for Andrews have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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