Andover Township NJ Real Estate

Andover Township is a small town of about 6,000 people located in Sussex County with lake views and a rural atmosphere. The township offers its residents access to several recreational facilities and golf courses. The township was incorporated on April 11, 1864 and was named after Andover, Hampshire, England.

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Life in Andover Township

Want an all-American night out? Head down to Andover Diner, Firehouse Pizza, or Stonewood Tavern. Andover has a ton of spots for you and your family to enjoy, with lots of diversity as well. 

Enjoy a lovely, peaceful day at the Kittatinny Valley State Park exploring, riding your bike or having a picnic. As a small town, Andover keeps to tradition, giving the current residents a taste of old America and the Wild West. If you want to feel secluded and one with nature, take a walk through the scenic wildlife areas at Allamuchy Mountain State Park or Tranquility farms. 

Want to see a local Shakespeare production done by the townspeople? Head down to the Newton Theatre for a fun night out. Fond of old nick-nacks and furniture with tons of character? ReCollectables and Grey Barn Antiques can fulfill your desires. 

If you really want to learn more about your new neighborhood, head over to the Waterloo Village Historic Site to experience the town's museum.


Within the district are Florence M. Burd Elementary School(Pre k-4) and Long Pond Middle School(5-8). These schools have a student-teacher ratio of 9:1.

Andover Township shares its public school system with Newton for children attending pre-kindergarden through eighth grade at the Andover Regional School District. Public school students from ninth through twelfth grades, along with students from Green Township, attend the Newton High School. This high school focuses on achievement and dedication with a student-teacher ratio of 10:1.

For families who prefer private schools, the neighborhood offers Lakeland Andover School. This school has been operating as a therapeutic, nonprofit, private day school for students in grades 7-12. They specifically serve students with emotional and behavioral challenges. 


The entire borough is composed of 7.4 miles of roadways, making it easy for you and your family to get around.

No car? No problem, because Lakeland Bus lines provide operation along the entirety of Interstate 80. That means from Newton, New Jersey all the way to the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown Manhattan. 

In the most recent years, due to Andover’s strong sense of government, the county was able to fight for $61 million in funding. This allowed for the maintenance and rebuilding of railroads all along the 7.4 miles of roads.

Famous people: 

As an early mechanic and developer of the car, we have Stephen M. Blazer, who also dabbled in airplane engineering. From more recent times, a cultural and literary critic and philosopher Kenneth Burke had a big impact on society. 

And probably one of the most infamous is Newman E. Drakes, the founder and first owner of Drake’s baking company.