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Welcome to Andover ...

Andover is located in Merrimack County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Andover has a population of 2,375 people<2> (see below for details).

Andover is 640 feet [195 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Andover: (603)

The ZIP code for Andover: 03216<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Andover had an population of 2,375 people. This is an increase of 0.17% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 12.61% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Andover had a population of 2,371 people. This makes Andover the county's 18th most populous community.

The population of Andover represents 0.18% of the population of New Hampshire (which has 1,316,470 people), making it the state's 125th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,371 people, the population of Andover increased 12.42% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,109 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), Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, 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.

  • Laconia
  • Franklin
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franklin
    • Franklin lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Andover.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,753 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franklin have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Franklin<6>
  • Belmont
  • Newport
  • Hopkinton
  • Henniker
  • Northfield
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Northfield
    • Northfield lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Andover.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,979 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Northfield have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Northfield<6>
  • New London
  • Boscawen
  • Canaan

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 document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8>

From that list, the Andover post office opened in 1810.

We also found Andover in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).

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.

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New Hampshire's counties, including Merrimack, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Andover.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Andover - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 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).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Andover) 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 Andover. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AndoverOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Andover. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.4367, Longitude: -71.8229    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.
<8>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:




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