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Welcome to Kennicott ...

So far, we have found very little information about Kennicott. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Kennicott to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Kennicott, please Contact Us.




Kennicott was established in 1906.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Kennicott is 2,220 feet [677 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Kennicott is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: The area where Kennicott was located is in the Alaskan Time Zone (AKST/AKDT) and observes daylight saving time

The location where Kennicott once stood is in the (907) area code.

Communities near Kennicott ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<3>.

Community   DirectionDistance
May Creek   [Map]     SE   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Kennicott ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Kennicott - it's located in Ontario.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Kennicott.

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Kennicott no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. 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
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Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
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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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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Kennicott, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kennicott - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Kennicott. 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 Kennicott

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kennicott. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 61.4864, Longitude: -142.8864     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Kennicott have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Kennicott.



 
 
 

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