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Welcome to Cantwell ...

Cantwell is 2,190 feet [668 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Cantwell is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Cantwell: (907)

The ZIP code for Cantwell: 99729<2>

Communities near Cantwell ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive.<3>.

Community   DirDistance
Broad Pass - Historic   [Map]     SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Healy   [Map]     N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Lignite   [Map]     N   36 miles [57.9 km]
McKinley Park   [Map]     N   23 miles [37 km]
Summit   [Map]     SW   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Cantwell ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Cantwell - they are located in Missouri and West Virginia.

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

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 Cantwell. 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 Cantwell.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cantwell ...

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

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cantwell - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 Cantwell). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Cantwell or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Cantwell) 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 Cantwell. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cantwell

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cantwell. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 63.3906, Longitude: -148.9019     [Map].

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