Andover is a town in Allegany County, New York. It has within it a village of the same name. It has a total area of 39.5 square miles, most of which is land. It was settled in late eighteenth century, and incorporated in 1824. Andover(the village), Dyke Creek and Elm Valley are the communities within the town.
Construction and educational services contribute to the local economy. Public schooling comprises a single school till twelfth grade. The closest hospital is Jones Memorial Hospital, located 9 miles away in Wellsville. Steuben Trust Company has a branch here. The cost of living here is 7.70% lower than the country average.
The area gets 37 inches of rain annually. The number of days with measurable precipitation annually is 156. The amount of snowfall is about 81 inches annually.