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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Anderson.

This page contains six sections:

Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy).

When in Anderson, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Anderson and the surrounding area.

Weather ...

Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:

The National Weather Service forecast for Anderson and surrounding area.

Astronomy ...

Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help amateurs find their way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website lists the visible planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their track across the sky.

To give accurate results, Heavens-Above requires the latitude and longitude of your location. As a starting point, when we link to Heavens-Above, we pass the location for Anderson. Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude for your actual position.

The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Anderson.

Waymarking ...

Looking for somewhere out of the ordinary? Find a unique place and want to share it with others? Then it's time to visit Waymarking.com:

The Waymark.com website, centered on Anderson.

How Far From Anderson to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a city such as Anderson to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Anderson and extending to:

  • Juneau [Map], which is the State Capital of Alaska, lies 640 miles [1,030 km] to the Southeast (SE). If you could drive a straight line from Anderson to Juneau, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take just over a day to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 37 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 25 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 3,313 miles [5,331.8 km] to the East (E). Driving would take 7 days, a buggy would take 130 days and walking would take 189 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 5,787 miles [9,313.3 km] and it lies to the North (N).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 6,486 miles [10,438.2 km] and it lies to the North (N).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,024 miles [8,085.3 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<6>

Communities Also Named Anderson ...

We have found 69 communities that share the name Anderson.

While the name Anderson is unique within Alaska, we know of another 69 communities with the same name in the United States and Canada.


Communities Outside of Alaska

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Alabama

Cherokee County

Our profile page for Anderson, Cherokee County   [Map]

Distance: About 3,327 miles [5,354.3 km] to the East.

Etowah County

Our profile page for Anderson, Etowah County   [Map]

Distance: About 3,329 miles [5,357.5 km] to the East.

Lauderdale County

Our profile page for Anderson, Lauderdale County   [Map]

Distance: About 3,239 miles [5,212.7 km] to the East.

Arkansas

Izard County

Our profile page for Anderson, Izard County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.<7>

Although located in Izard County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Pike County

Our profile page for Anderson, Pike County   [Map]

This community is historic.<8>

Distance: About 3,101 miles [4,990.6 km] to the East Southeast.

Scott County

Our profile page for Anderson, Scott County   [Map]

Distance: About 3,039 miles [4,890.8 km] to the East Southeast.

British Columbia

Our profile page for Anderson   [Map]

Distance: About 1,215 miles [1,955.4 km] to the East Southeast.

California

Shasta County

Our profile page for Anderson, Shasta County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,969 miles [3,168.8 km] to the Southeast.

Georgia

Chatham County

Our profile page for Anderson, Chatham County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Chatham County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Johnson County

Our profile page for Anderson, Johnson County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Johnson County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Laurens County

Our profile page for Anderson, Laurens County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Laurens County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Lowndes County

Our profile page for Anderson, Lowndes County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Lowndes County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Randolph County

Our profile page for Anderson, Randolph County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Randolph County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Walton County

Our profile page for Anderson, Walton County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Walton County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Whitfield County

Our profile page for Anderson, Whitfield County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Whitfield County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Idaho

Franklin County

Our profile page for Anderson, Franklin County   [Map]

Distance: About 2,122 miles [3,415 km] to the East Southeast.

Illinois

Cass County

Our profile page for Anderson, Cass County   [Map]

Distance: About 2,859 miles [4,601.1 km] to the East.

Macoupin County

Our profile page for Anderson, Macoupin County   [Map]

Distance: About 2,905 miles [4,675.1 km] to the East.

Indiana

Madison County

Our profile page for Anderson, Madison County   [Map]

Distance: About 2,986 miles [4,805.5 km] to the East.

Iowa

Fremont County

Our profile page for Anderson, Fremont County   [Map]

Distance: About 2,652 miles [4,268 km] to the East Southeast.

Kansas

Pratt County

Our profile page for Anderson, Pratt County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Pratt County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Smith County

Our profile page for Anderson, Smith County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Smith County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Kentucky

Logan County

Our profile page for Anderson, Logan County   [Map]

Distance: About 3,130 miles [5,037.2 km] to the East.

Todd County

Our profile page for Anderson, Todd County   [Map]

Distance: About 3,138 miles [5,050.1 km] to the East.

Louisiana

Bienville Parish

Our profile page for Anderson, Bienville Parish   [Map]

Distance: About 3,224 miles [5,188.5 km] to the East Southeast.

Michigan

Livingston County

Our profile page for Anderson, Livingston County   [Map]

Distance: About 2,902 miles [4,670.3 km] to the East.

Marquette County

Our profile page for Anderson, Marquette County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Marquette County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Menominee County

Our profile page for Anderson, Menominee County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Menominee County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Midland County

Our profile page for Anderson, Midland County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Midland County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Montmorency County

Our profile page for Anderson, Montmorency County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Montmorency County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Osceola County

Our profile page for Anderson, Osceola County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Osceola County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Otsego County

Our profile page for Anderson, Otsego County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Otsego County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Sanilac County

Our profile page for Anderson, Sanilac County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Sanilac County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Mississippi

Madison County

Our profile page for Anderson, Madison County   [Map]

Distance: About 3,291 miles [5,296.4 km] to the East Southeast.

Missouri

McDonald County

Our profile page for Anderson, McDonald County   [Map]

Distance: About 2,926 miles [4,708.9 km] to the East Southeast.

Putnam County

Our profile page for Anderson, Putnam County

This community is historic.

Although located in Putnam County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Montana

Beaverhead County

Our profile page for Anderson, Beaverhead County

This community is historic.

Although located in Beaverhead County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Roosevelt County

Our profile page for Anderson, Roosevelt County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,961 miles [3,155.9 km] to the East Southeast.

Nevada

Elko County

Our profile page for Anderson, Elko County   [Map]

This community is historic.

Distance: About 2,050 miles [3,299.2 km] to the Southeast.

Washoe County

Our profile page for Anderson, Washoe County   [Map]

This community is historic.

Distance: About 2,085 miles [3,355.5 km] to the Southeast.

New Jersey

Warren County

Our profile page for Anderson, Warren County   [Map]

Distance: About 3,269 miles [5,260.9 km] to the East.

New York

Sullivan County

Our profile page for Anderson, Sullivan County   [Map]

Distance: About 3,211 miles [5,167.6 km] to the East.

North Carolina

Caswell County

Our profile page for Anderson, Caswell County   [Map]

Distance: About 3,396 miles [5,465.3 km] to the East.

Dare County

Our profile page for Anderson, Dare County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Dare County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Ohio

Ashtabula County

Our profile page for Anderson, Ashtabula County   [Map]

This community is historic.

Distance: About 3,044 miles [4,898.8 km] to the East.

Erie County

Our profile page for Anderson, Erie County   [Map]

Distance: About 3,007 miles [4,839.3 km] to the East.

Ross County

Our profile page for Anderson, Ross County   [Map]

Distance: About 3,106 miles [4,998.6 km] to the East.

Oklahoma

Lincoln County

Our profile page for Anderson, Lincoln County   [Map]

Distance: About 2,902 miles [4,670.3 km] to the East Southeast.

Pottawatomie County

Our profile page for Anderson, Pottawatomie County   [Map]

Distance: About 2,946 miles [4,741.1 km] to the East Southeast.

Ontario

Our profile page for Anderson   [Map]

Distance: About 3,017 miles [4,855.4 km] to the East.

Oregon

Clackamas County

Our profile page for Anderson, Clackamas County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,657 miles [2,666.7 km] to the Southeast.

Josephine County

Our profile page for Anderson, Josephine County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Josephine County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Pennsylvania

Clearfield County

Our profile page for Anderson, Clearfield County   [Map]

Distance: About 3,141 miles [5,054.9 km] to the East.

Mifflin County

Our profile page for Anderson, Mifflin County   [Map]

Distance: About 3,201 miles [5,151.5 km] to the East.

Washington County

Our profile page for Anderson, Washington County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Washington County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Quebec

Our profile page for Anderson   [Map]

Distance: About 3,053 miles [4,913.3 km] to the East.

South Carolina

Anderson County

Our profile page for Anderson, Anderson County   [Map]

Distance: About 3,401 miles [5,473.4 km] to the East.

Tennessee

Coffee County

Our profile page for Anderson, Coffee County   [Map]

Distance: About 3,244 miles [5,220.7 km] to the East.

Franklin County

Our profile page for Anderson, Franklin County   [Map]

Distance: About 3,275 miles [5,270.6 km] to the East.

Hamilton County

Our profile page for Anderson, Hamilton County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Hamilton County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Overton County

Our profile page for Anderson, Overton County   [Map]

Distance: About 3,226 miles [5,191.7 km] to the East.

Sullivan County

Our profile page for Anderson, Sullivan County   [Map]

Distance: About 3,291 miles [5,296.4 km] to the East.

Texas

Grimes County

Our profile page for Anderson, Grimes County   [Map]

Distance: About 3,251 miles [5,232 km] to the East Southeast.

Virginia

Goochland County

Our profile page for Anderson, Goochland County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Goochland County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

West Virginia

Hancock County

Our profile page for Anderson, Hancock County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Hancock County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Preston County

Our profile page for Anderson, Preston County   [Map]

Distance: About 3,205 miles [5,157.9 km] to the East.

Wisconsin

Grant County

Our profile page for Anderson, Grant County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Grant County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Oconto County

Our profile page for Anderson, Oconto County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Oconto County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Rock County

Our profile page for Anderson, Rock County   [Map]

Distance: About 2,739 miles [4,408 km] to the East.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Anderson ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Caribou Crossing   -   35 miles [56.3 km] to the Northwest of Anderson   [Map]

Ferry   -   22 miles [35.4 km] to the South   [Map]

Four Mile Road   -   17 miles [27.4 km] to the North   [Map]

Lignite   -   30 miles [48.3 km] to the South   [Map]

Rock Crossing   -   39 miles [62.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Standard   -   35 miles [56.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Other Roadside Stops ...

Search for a Community located in Alaska

About Alaska

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Anderson. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Anderson) 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 Anderson. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: 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     [Map].

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<2>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.

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<3>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Anderson to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<4>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 3.782 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 8.408 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 345.793 degrees.

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<7>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Anderson could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong . Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.

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<8>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Anderson, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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