North Andover: Look Both Ways

North Andover: Look Both Ways

Merrimack’s neighbors in the community of North Andover have also changed over the years.

Andover and Turnpike streets

1950 (THEN) 2020 (NOW)
Population: approx. 8,000
Population: 30,915
20% of land dedicated to farming
North Andover Farmer’s Market established in 2016 (source)
Major industry: textiles (Stevens Mill, Sutton Mills, Davis and Furber)
Largest businesses: ERGO Group (insurance), Associated Home Care (senior care services)

Barker’s Farm (est. 1643) is the oldest continually operated business in Massachusetts. (source)

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