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Andover is located in Essex County and was first settled in 1642. The town of Andover is ranked high among those looking to purchase and/or renovate residential property in communities North of Boston. There are approximately 11,000 households in Andover with a median income of $118,000. Home to a few hundred millionaires, the town ranks around #37 in wealthiest towns in Massachusetts. Several private school call Andover home including Phillips Academy, The Pike School, St. Augustine’s Catholic School, Andover Montessori and The Massachusetts School of Law.
A few points of interest around town:
- The Andover Inn
- Dundee Park
- Harold Parker State Forest
The area that is now Andover MA was named after a town in England, the origin of many of its first settlers. Andover was originally settled under the Native American name “Cochichawicke” in 1636 and was incorporated as the Town of Andover in 1646.
The native Americans who lived where Andover is currently located were said to have been part of the Pennacook confederacy who spoke Algonquian language as their local language. The first permanent settlement in Andover was established in 1642 by John Woodbridge, and a group of settlers that were from Newbury and Ipswich Andover is popular for being the home of Philips Academy.
Philips Academy is one of the oldest and reputable secondary prep schools in the United States (US). Andover is also home to the Andover Theological Seminary where the patriotic song of America was written in 1831. The town of Andover developed progressively with manufacturing playing a pivotal role in its development. The first powder mill in the region was established in 1775, and in 1789, the manufacture of paper began. Andover is part of the Boston-Cambridge constituency.
Things to see or do in Andover MA
Andover offers great opportunities when it comes to cultural attractions and sightseeing. On the US National Register of Historic places, the Benjamin Abbot house or Abbot homestead was listed in 1975. The house was built in 1711 and is one of the oldest in Andover, Massachusetts.
The Harold Parker State Forest located centrally provides over 3,000 hectares of open space for outdoor activities like hiking, fishing, camping, horse-riding, etc. Addison Gallery of American Art is an academic museum that exhibits American art to national and international audiences. It is a department of Philips Academy dedicated to preserving art for educative purposes.
The statistics of crime in Andover show a downward trend based on data collated over 17 years, with an evident decrease in property crime and an increase in violent crime. Andover MA has a violent crime rate that is 94% lower than the average crime rate in Massachusetts and 95% lower than the national average in the US.
For property crime, it is 62% lower than the Massachusetts average and 78% lower than the national average. When compared with neighbouring towns, Andover MA is said to have lower crime rates. The town of Andover has an overall crime rate that is 69% lower than the Massachusetts average and 81% lower than the national average.
- 41st US President George H W Bush attended Philips Academy in Andover and graduated in 1942 (Alumni Philips Academy)
- 43rd US President George W Bush attended Philips Academy in Andover and graduated 1964 (Alumni Philips Academy)
- Former President of Yale University and 7th Baseball commissioner, A Barlett Giamatti (Alumni Philips Academy)
- Former Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court, Oliver Wendall Holmes Jnr born in Massachusetts. (Alumni Philips Academy)
- Jack Lemmon, the Award-winning actor, born in Massachusetts and attended Philips Academy Andover