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Welcome to Andover ...

So far, we have found very little information about Andover. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Andover to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Andover, please Contact Us.




Andover would have been located within present day Spartanburg County.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Andover is 1,020 feet [311 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: The area where Andover was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

If Andover still existed, it would have been in the (864) area code.

Communities near Andover ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Andover and not the distance if you are driving it.<3>.

Community   2016<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Flat Rock (NC)   [Map]   3,311   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Duncan   [Map]   3,369   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Greenville   [Map]   67,453   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Greer   [Map]   29,000   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Inman   [Map]   2,292   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Landrum   [Map]   2,531   N   6 miles [9.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Andover.

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, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Vermont, Virginia and Washington.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Andover. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Andover.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Andover:

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Andover no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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About Spartanburg County

About South Carolina

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The official website for Spartanburg County: www.co.spartanburg.sc.us/

The official website for State of South Carolina: www.sc.com/



Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Andover, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Andover - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Andover. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Andover) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Andover. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.0793, Longitude: -82.2057     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Andover have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Andover.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Andover.