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Welcome to Anchor Point ...

Anchor Point is located on the Kenai Peninsula.

A typical abbreviation for Anchor Point: Anchor Pt.

Anchor Point is 120 feet [37 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

The area code for Anchor Point: (907)

The ZIP code for Anchor Point: 99556<2>

Communities near Anchor Point ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Anchor Point and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirDistance
Diamond Ridge   [Map]   ---   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Fritz Creek   [Map]   ---   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Happy Valley   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Homer   [Map]   5,697   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Kachemak   [Map]   493   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Miller Landing   [Map]   ---   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Anchor Point ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Anchor Point - it's located in Newfoundland and Labrador.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Anchor Point. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Anchor Point.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Anchor Point ...

Looking for more information about Anchor Point? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Anchor Point, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Anchor Point.

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Anchor Point. 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 Anchor Point - 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 Anchor Point). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Anchor Point 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Anchor Point) 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 Anchor Point. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Anchor Point

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Anchor Point. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 59.7833, Longitude: -151.8423     [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 Anchor Point.

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