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Welcome to Broad Pass ...

So far, we have found very little information about Broad Pass. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Broad Pass to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Broad Pass, please Contact Us.


The location of Broad Pass has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Broad Pass is 2,140 feet [652 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Broad Pass is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: The area where Broad Pass was located is in the Alaskan Time Zone (AKST/AKDT) and observes daylight saving time

The location where Broad Pass once stood is in the (907) area code.

Communities near Broad Pass ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Broad Pass and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   DirDistance
Cantwell   [Map]     NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Healy   [Map]     N   44 miles [70.8 km]
McKinley Park   [Map]     N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Summit   [Map]     NE   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

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 Broad Pass. 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 Broad Pass.

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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 Broad Pass, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>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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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Broad Pass - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Broad Pass) 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 Broad Pass. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Broad Pass

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Broad Pass. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 63.2333, Longitude: -149.2667     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Broad Pass have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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This page was last modified: 19 May 2019