10 Facts About Andover Massachusetts


The first permanent settlement in the Andover Massachusetts area was established in 1642 by John Woodbridge and a group of settlers from Newbury and Ipswich.

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The villagers from the southwestern part of the town were tired of walking all the way to the extreme north of what was then Andover Massachusetts and decided to build their own South Church central to what is Andover Massachusetts.

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Many years, Andover was geographically one of the largest towns in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts; in 1826 a third parish was established and West Parish Church was constructed on Reservation Road.

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In 1855, Andover Massachusetts divided into two separate political units according to the old parish boundaries.

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The name Andover Massachusetts was assumed by the West and South parishes, while the name North Andover Massachusetts was given to the North Parish.

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Andover Massachusetts contains the westernmost point of Essex County, along the Merrimack River.

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Andover Massachusetts is the location of the intersection of Interstate 93 and Interstate 495.

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Andover Massachusetts Station is near the Third Railroad Station, a former Boston and Maine Railroad station which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Andover Massachusetts had 217 residents who filed as making at least $1 million in 2011, accounting for one millionaire per every 157 people.

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Andover Massachusetts Fire-Rescue provides full-time fire and emergency medical services for Andover Massachusetts.

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