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Andover, South Carolina

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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.

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Our information shows that the community of Andover is historic. The information below applies to the area where Andover would have been located.

Time Zone: The area where Andover was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT)

Telephone Area Code for surrounding area: (864)

Elevation: 1,020 feet [310.9 m] above sea level<2>

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<3>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within 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).

DMS - Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

Lat:   35° 4' 45"
Lon:   -82° 12' 20"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<4>   Campobello

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Andover

GNIS ID:   1248083
FIPS State / Place Code:   None

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Andover)

About Spartanburg County

The community of Spartanburg is the County Seat for Spartanburg County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Spartanburg)


2016:<5>     301,463   (6.03% increase since 2010)  
2010:     284,307   (12.02% increase since 2000)
2000:     253,791

Total Area:<6>   819 sq. miles [2,121.8 km²]   - of which 1.38% is water (11.32 sq. miles [29.3 km²])

Housing Units:<7>   122,628

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Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Spartanburg

GNIS ID:   1248592
FIPS State / County Code:   None

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Andover)

About South Carolina

From the US Census


2016:     4,961,119   (7.26% increase since 2010)  
2010:     4,625,364   (15.29% increase since 2000)
2000:     4,012,012

Websites for State of South Carolina

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Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of South Carolina

GNIS ID:   1779799
FIPS State:   45

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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>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Andover, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<4>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Andover.

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<5>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2016.

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<6>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Andover. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.

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<7>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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