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Anchor Point, Alaska

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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 telephone area code for Anchor Point: (907)

The ZIP code for Anchor Point: 99556<2>

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.

Communities near Anchor Point ...

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

  • Homer
  • Kachemak
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kachemak
    • Kachemak lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southeast of Anchor Point
    • Estimated population in 2019: 490 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kachemak have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Kachemak has also been known as:
    • Kachemak City
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  • Nikolaevsk
  • Happy Valley
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Happy Valley
    • Happy Valley lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the north of Anchor Point
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Happy Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Happy Valley
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    • Diamond Ridge
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      • Diamond Ridge lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Anchor Point
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Diamond Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Diamond Ridge
    • Millers Landing
    • Miller Landing
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Miller Landing
      • Miller Landing lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Anchor Point
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Miller Landing
    • Ninilchik
    • Fritz Creek
    • Seldovia Village
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seldovia Village
      • Seldovia Village lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<3> to the south of Anchor Point
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seldovia Village

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Anchor Point.

We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Anchor Point. See our Newspapers 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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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Anchor Point - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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).
<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 drawn 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 for our own planning, 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    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.






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