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Welcome to Andover ...

Andover is located in Wise County<1>.

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

Andover is 1,670 feet [509 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: (276)

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 Carolina, South Dakota, Vermont 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.

  • Big Stone Gap [Wise County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Stone Gap
    • Big Stone Gap [Wise County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the south of Andover
    • Estimated population for 2018: 5,218 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Big Stone Gap
  • Norton [Norton City]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norton
    • Norton [Norton City] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Andover
    • Estimated population for 2018: 3,968 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norton
  • Wise [Wise County]
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    • Wise [Wise County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Andover
    • Estimated population for 2018: 2,959 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wise
  • Cumberland [Harlan County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cumberland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cumberland
    • Cumberland [Harlan County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Andover
    • Estimated population for 2018: 1,967 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cumberland
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Jenkins [Letcher County]
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      • Jenkins [Letcher County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Andover
      • Estimated population for 2018: 1,961 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jenkins
    • Coeburn [Wise County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coeburn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coeburn
      • Coeburn [Wise County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Andover
      • Estimated population for 2018: 1,877 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coeburn
    • Whitesburg [Letcher County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whitesburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitesburg
      • Whitesburg [Letcher County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Andover
      • Estimated population for 2018: 1,875 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whitesburg
    • Pennington Gap [Lee County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pennington Gap have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pennington Gap
      • Pennington Gap [Lee County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Andover
      • Estimated population for 2018: 1,733 people
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    • Pound [Wise County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pound
      • Pound [Wise County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Andover
      • Estimated population for 2018: 937 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pound
    • Fleming-Neon [Letcher County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fleming-Neon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fleming-Neon
      • Fleming-Neon [Letcher County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Andover
      • Estimated population for 2018: 683 people
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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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Andover, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Andover.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Virginia

About Wise County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Wise County: www.wisecounty.org/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Wise, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Andover - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Andover. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.9237, Longitude: -82.7965       In this case, the coordinates for Andover have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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