Andover is a town located in Essex County, Massachusetts. It was first settled in 1642 and was officially incorporated in 1646.
Andover is perhaps most famous for being the location of Phillips Academy, a notable prep school founded in 1778 with many famous alumni. Andover is also home to a large IRS service center, accepting tax forms from several neighboring states. Another feature of Andover that leads to it being an important location for businesses is its proximity to several major roads in Massachusetts: I-93, I-95, and I-495, among others.