All you need to know about Andover

Andover is a town in Massachusetts, part of the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy Massachusetts-New Hampshire metropolitan statistical area. It lies 22 miles from Boston and approximately 30 miles away from Manchester, New Hampshire. It has a population of over 33,000 and is twinned with the town Andover in England. The main language spoken in Andover is English and the main currency used is the US Dollar. Andover falls within the Eastern Standard Time Zone and has a total surface area of 32.1 square miles. Andover’s close proximity to Boston makes it highly desirable from a business travel and corporate housing standpoint.

The history of Andover dates back to the 17th century. The town was founded in 1642 by a settler, John Woodbridge and incorporated in 1646. From the very beginning, manufacturing has played a key part in Andover’s economy. The town was heavily involved in the production of paper throughout the 18th century and was also home to several mills. These industries have helped draw an increasing number of business travellers to the town, and have set the pace for the arrival of new accommodation including corporate housing.

Today, Andover is one of the biggest towns in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. It overlooks the Merrimack River and is bordered by the cities Methuen and Lawrence. The town is well known for its schools and boasts a forward-thinking government, respected for its responsiveness and service. Its cultural attractions range from museums to historic landmarks. Sights worth seeing include Addison Gallery of American Art, Robert S Peabody Museum and Lawrence Heritage State Park, and Lawrence Public Library. SilverDoor offers corporate housing and serviced apartments in touching distance of many of these attractions, providing the perfect all-round business travel experience.

Andover connects to Interstates 495 and 93. It’s also covered by Route 28. It has a total of two railway stations - Andover and Ballardvale – which form part of the MBTA Commuter Rail. The nearest airport to Andover is Boston Logan Airport, at roughly 26 miles. Our corporate housing in Andover is easily reached from all such transport, making it great for business travel professionals.

SilverDoor’s corporate housing and serviced apartments in Andover make the perfect base for your stay.