Andice is located five miles southwest of Florence in northwest Williamson County. The area was first settled is 1857 by Joshua Stapp who built the first school and church. The town was then named Stapp but was renamed Berry Creek a few years later with the inception of the Berry Creek post office. Andrew Jackson, a proprietor was named Postmaster and ran the post office until its close in 1879. In 1899 a local by the name of Rev. William Isaac Newton applied for a new post office and petitioned the town to have the post office named after his son Audience. The postal officials misread the name and gave the post office the name of Andice.
Today Andice is still a small town in Williamson County with a population of just over 3,700 fun and friendly people. These residents are a mixture of locals with family ties to the community as well as newcomers who love the old-time feel of the town and have come to Andice for this reason. The community takes pride in its small-town USA feel and strives to maintain a town where you know and respect your neighbors, family values are important and the community as a whole takes pride in its accomplishments.
Homes in Andice are affordable, with the median home price just over $150,000. In Andice you’ll find a good selection of older turn of the century homes featuring the charm of bygone days, the pride of ownership and reminiscent of lazy days. Andice also offers several choices for new homes including custom homes on large lots with amenities and luxuries of the 21st century.
The children of Andice have the good fortune to attend school in the acclaimed Georgetown Independent School District. Georgetown Independent School District is home to 15 school campuses and educates approximately 9900 students. The district values education and creativity from all students and encourages parent participation to ensure students receive the best possible opportunities in education.
Georgetown Independent School District not only strives to provide the best possible education to its students but expects the school campuses to excel as well. Many of the schools within the district have achieved a rating of recognized while others have rated exemplary. Georgetown High School has received the distinction of becoming a Blue Ribbon School, the highest honor achieved for an American school. With schools and a district that understand the value of education, the students of Georgetown ISD thrive and grow to become outstanding members of the local community.
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