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Alyeska, Alaska

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Welcome to Alyeska ...

The location of Alyeska has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

The pronunciation of Alyeska: al-YES-kuh<2>

Alyeska is 290 feet [88 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Alyeska lies within the (907) area code.

Communities near Alyeska ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alyeska.

  • Whittier
  • Sunrise
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    • Sunrise lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Alyeska
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  • Indian
  • Hope
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    • Gleason - Historic
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      • Gleason was located 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the south of Alyeska
    • Fort Richardson
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      • Fort Richardson lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Alyeska
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    • Artesian Village
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      • Artesian Village lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Alyeska
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    • Eagle River
    • Anchorage
    • Wilson Village
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      • Wilson Village lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Alyeska
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilson Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alyeska. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alyeska.

We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alyeska. See our Newspapers Page for Alyeska.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alyeska ...

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

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Alyeska, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Alyeska.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Alyeska. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alyeska - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Alyeska) 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 Alyeska. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AlyeskaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alyeska. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 60.9608, Longitude: -149.1108       In this case, the coordinates for Alyeska have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






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