Andover - Origin of Name

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The town of Andover is named for Andover, Hampshire, England, birthplace of several of the original settlers of Andover, MA. Andover, England is located on the River Anton, formerly called the Andover River.

See articles below

  • Place Names of England and Wales, Bracken Books, London
  • Dictionary of Place names in the British Isles, by Adrian Room, Bloomsbury (Publisher)
...Place Names of England and Wales, James Brown Johnston...click to enlarge
...Dictionary of Place Names in the British Isles, by Adrian Room...click to enlarge



--Eleanor 12:48, February 8, 2006 (EST)

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