Andover, California

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Former settlement
Andover is located in California
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°18′07″N 120°15′27″W / 39.30194°N 120.25750°W / 39.30194; -120.25750Coordinates: 39°18′07″N 120°15′27″W / 39.30194°N 120.25750°W / 39.30194; -120.25750
Country  United States
State  California
County Placer County
Elevation[1] 6,302 ft (1,921 m)

Andover is a former settlement in Placer County, California.[1] Andover is located on the Southern Pacific Railroad, 11.5 miles (18.5 km) west of Martis Peak.[2] It lay at an elevation of 6302 feet (1921 m).[1]

Andover was named by a railroad official for his hometown of Andover, Massachusetts.[2]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Andover, California
  2. ^ a b Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 443. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.