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The population of Andover is approximately 8,617 (2004), 11791 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 2,456 (2000), 4036 (2010).

The amount of land area in Andover is 9.376 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Andover is 6.8 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.016 sq kilometers.
The distance from Andover to Washington DC is 1144 miles. The distance to the Kansas state capital is 123 miles. (as the crow flies)
Andover is positioned 37.69 degrees north of the equator and 97.13 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Andover elevation is 1,350 feet above sea level.
Andover per capita income is $24,818 (2000).
Andover median income is $57,163 (2000).

The Andover median home price is $135,500 (2000).

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Andover location: in western Butler County, just 14 miles east of Wichita, Kansas. Other nearby communities include Benton, Eastborough, Rose Hill, Bel Aire, Augusta, Kechi and Oaklawn-Sunview.

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Andover history:

The area where Andover would later grow was first homesteaded by G.M. Pattison. He gained ownership in August of 1872. In February of 1876, he sold the land to Ephraim Waggoner and his wife. The first post officer here was opened in 1877 and was known as Minneha. In 1880 the Waggoners deeded 40 acres to Charles Glancey who platted the townsite in February of that year. It was named CloudCity for a local man by the name of Mr. Cloud. The name was changed to Andover on 7 June 1880 after a tift between Mr. Cloud and the local residents.
The settling of Andover: 1880
The incorporation date of Andover: February 4, 1957 with a population of 166

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