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Paxson, Alaska

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Welcome to Paxson ...

Paxson is 3,390 feet [1,033 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Paxson is about ¾ mile [or ~1 km] above sea level.

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

Paxson is located in the (907) area code.

Communities near Paxson ...

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 driven.<2>.

Community   DirectionDistance
Chistochina   [Map]     SE   41 miles [66 km]
Gakona   [Map]     S   50 miles [80.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Paxson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Paxson - they are located in Kansas and Virginia.

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

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 Paxson.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Paxson ...

Looking for more information about Paxson? 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 Paxson, 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 Paxson.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned 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) Paxson. 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
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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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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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Paxson. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Alaska: alaska.gov/







Footnotes ...

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

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in Paxson. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Paxson) 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 Paxson. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Paxson

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Paxson. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 63.0309, Longitude: -145.4972     [Map].

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<3>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Paxson.



 
 
 

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