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Moving to Andover

Entering Andover

Use this page to find information on what it's like to live, work, and attend school in Andover, Massachusetts.  If you don't see the information you need here, contact the Reference Desk.Entering Andover

Apartment Complexes in Andover/North Andover

Andover Commons
30 Railroad Street
978-470 2611
Andover Commons is for elderly, disabled individuals, and low income families.

Avalon Andover
460 River Road

Hamilton Green
311 Lowell Street
Andover, MA 01810

Princeton at Mount Vernon
479 South Broadway
Lawrence, MA 01843
This property is adjacent to the Andover line.

Riverview Commons Apartments
650 Bullfinch Drive
Andover, MA 01810
(978) 685-0552

Royal Crest Estates
50 Royal Crest Drive
North Andover, MA 01845


Extended Stay Hotels

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Boston-Andover
123 Old River Road
Andover, MA 01810
(978) 975-3600

Homewood Suites by Hilton Boston/Andover
4 Riverside Drive
Andover, MA 01810
(978) 475-6000

Residence Inn Boston Andover
500 Minuteman Road
Andover, MA 01810
(978) 683-0382

Sonesta ES Suites Andover
4 Technology Drive
Andover, MA 01810
(978) 686-2000

SpringHill Suites by Marriott
550 Minuteman Road
Andover, MA 01810

Facts & Figures about Andover

  • About Andover   The official town home page offers this brief overview of Andover.
  • Town of Andover  Andover Community Profile, demographics, state aid information, and links to regional information for state agencies.

Job Listings/Newspapers

  • Andover Townsman This weekly newspaper devoted to local news and issues is published every Thursday.
  • Boston Globe Use the "jobs" link on the Boston Globe to search job listings by category, location, or company name.
  • Boston Job Bank Find job postings for the greater Boston area.
  • Eagle Tribune  There is a link for jobs north of Boston on the Eagle Tribune home page under "Classifieds." The Eagle Tribune is the local daily newspaper covering Andover and the surrounding area.

Public Transportation

  • Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority The MBTA (or "T", to locals) runs commuter lines from Andover and surrounding towns to Boston every weekday with a limited schedule on weekends. Visit their site for fares and schedules.
  • Merrimack Valley Regional Transit Authority The MVRTA runs buses throughout the Merrimack Valley Monday through Saturday. There is no Sunday service or service on most holidays. Visit their site for fares and schedules.



Internet / Cable Television / Telephone


National Grid: For electric call 800-322-3223; For gas service call 800-233-5325

Columbia Gas of Massachusetts: To begin service call 800-232-0120


Andover DPW Water & Sewer 978-623-8860