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Anderson, Alaska

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Welcome to Anderson ...

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Anderson has a population of 340 people<1> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Anderson.

The city of Anderson is 540 feet [165 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Anderson: (907)

The ZIP code for Anderson: 99744<3>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Anderson had an population of 340 people. This is an increase of 38.21% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.36% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Anderson had a population of 246 people.

The population of Anderson represents 0.03% of the population of Alaska (which has 710,231 people), making it the state's 96th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 246 people, the population of Anderson decreased 32.97% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 367 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Anderson.

Communities Also Named Anderson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 70 communities that are also named Anderson - they are located in Alabama (3), Arkansas (3), British Columbia, California, Georgia (7), Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Michigan (8), Mississippi, Missouri (2), Montana (2), Nevada (2), New Jersey, New York, North Carolina (2), Ohio (3), Oklahoma (2), Ontario (2), Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (3), Quebec, South Carolina, Tennessee (5), Texas, Virginia, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin (3).

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

Communities near Anderson ...

We have created a list of 5 communities that are near Anderson.

  • Nenana
  • Four Mile Road
  • Ferry
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ferry
    • Ferry lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<4> to the south of Anderson
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ferry
  • Lignite
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lignite
    • Lignite lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<4> to the south of Anderson
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lignite have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lignite
  • Healy

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

We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Anderson. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Anderson.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Anderson ...

Looking for more information about Anderson? 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 Anderson, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Anderson.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Anderson.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Anderson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 city (such as Anderson). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Anderson or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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 from Point A (ie- Anderson) 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 Anderson. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Anderson

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Anderson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 64.3472, Longitude: -149.1890    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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