Andover Fire Tower
US 606, MA 17

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 606, MA 17 (view other lookouts in United States, Massachusetts)
Date Registered December 15, 2004
Nominated by Henry Isenberg
Location Town of Andover
Essex County, Massachusetts
Coordinates N 42° 38.467' W 071° 06.416' (view using Google Maps)
N 42° 38' 28" W 071° 06' 25"
N 42.641110° W 071.106940°
Elevation 400 ft (122 m)
Built 1970
Administered by Mass. Bureau of Forest Fire Control
Cooperators Mass. Bureau of Forest Fire Control, District 5


The third of four towers built in Essex County in 1924, Andover Fire Tower was replaced in 1970. The 68' steel tower with a 10'x10' wooden cab is operated by the Bureau of Fire Control of the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation. All of this group of fire towers in Massachusetts are in active service.


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