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The location of Birchwood













Welcome to Birchwood ...

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

Birchwood is 260 feet [79 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Birchwood lies within the (907) area code.

Communities near Birchwood ...

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 Birchwood and not the distance as if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirDistance
Anchorage   [Map]   294,356   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Eagle River   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Fort Richardson   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Gateway   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Houston   [Map]   2,347   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
John Fitzgerald Kennedy City   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Birchwood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named Birchwood - they are located in Arkansas, Connecticut, Illinois, Maryland, Michigan (2), Minnesota, New York, North Carolina (2), Ontario, Tennessee (3), Washington and Wisconsin (2).

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Birchwood. 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 Birchwood.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Birchwood ...

Looking for more information about Birchwood? 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.

Looking for more information about Birchwood? 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 Birchwood, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Birchwood.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

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.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Birchwood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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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- Birchwood) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Birchwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 61.4053, Longitude: -149.4689     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Birchwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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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 Birchwood.

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