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Welcome to Eagle River ...

A typical abbreviation for Eagle River: Eagle Riv.

Eagle River is 320 feet [98 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Eagle River lies in the Alaskan Time Zone (AKST/AKDT) and observes daylight saving time

Eagle River is within the boundaries of the (907) area code.

The ZIP code for Eagle River: 99577<2>

Communities near Eagle River ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2015<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Anchorage   [Map]   298,695   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Artesian Village   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Chugiak   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Fort Richardson   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
John Fitzgerald Kennedy City   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Knik-Fairview   [Map]   ---   N   15 miles [24.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Eagle River.

Communities Also Named Eagle River ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Eagle River - they are located in Michigan, Newfoundland and Labrador, Ontario and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Eagle River.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Eagle River. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Eagle River.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Eagle River:

Websites for Eagle River ...

 
Chamber of Commerce:   www.cer.org/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Eagle River ...

Looking for more information about Eagle River? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Eagle River, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Eagle River.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Eagle River. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
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PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Eagle River. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Eagle River - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Eagle River). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Eagle River or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in Eagle River. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Eagle River) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Eagle River. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Eagle River

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Eagle River. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 61.3216, Longitude: -149.5600     [Map].

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Eagle River.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Eagle River.



 
 
 

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