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Around Eagle River ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Anchorage. It is located about 12 miles [19 km] to the southwest of Eagle River. Anchorage has a population of 288,000 people.<1>.

The next largest community is Wasilla. It is located about 18 miles [ km] to the north of Eagle River and has a population of 10,800 people.

Below is a sample of nearby communities: Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Eagle River.<2>

  • Anchorage
  • Artesian Village
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    • Artesian Village lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the southwest of Eagle River
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  • Big Lake
  • Chugiak
  • Fort Richardson
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    • Fort Richardson lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Eagle River
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  • Gateway
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gateway have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Gateway lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the northeast of Eagle River
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    • Houston
    • John Fitzgerald Kennedy City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for John Fitzgerald Kennedy City have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • John Fitzgerald Kennedy City lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the northwest of Eagle River
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    • Knik
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Knik have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Knik
      • Knik lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the northwest of Eagle River
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    • Meadow Lakes
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadow Lakes have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadow Lakes
      • Meadow Lakes lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the north of Eagle River
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    • Point MacKenzie
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Point MacKenzie have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Point MacKenzie
      • Point MacKenzie lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the west of Eagle River
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    • Spenard
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      • Spenard lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the southwest of Eagle River
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    • Tanaina
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tanaina have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Tanaina lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the north of Eagle River
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    • Wasilla
    • Wilson Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilson Village have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilson Village
      • Wilson Village lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the southwest of Eagle River
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Curious and Interesting Names Near Eagle River ...

It seems like there is always a nearby community with a name that seems interesting, maybe familiar or just catches our attention in some other way. We've collected some names which strike us as being curious or interesting. Our list can be found on the Tidbits & Trivia Page for Eagle River.

Airports Near Eagle River ...

When a trip includes a flight, we try to find an airport that best fits our travel plans.<5> To that purpose, we've assembled a list of that are relatively close to Eagle River and that information can be found on the Airports Page for Eagle River.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Eagle River ...

Looking for more information about Eagle River? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor page for Eagle River. Their page will give you an overview and then additional links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the TripAdvisor page for Eagle River, there are neighboring communities that also have TripAdvisor pages. A list of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Eagle River.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit.

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

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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 Eagle River.
<2>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- Eagle River) 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 Eagle River. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Eagle River

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Eagle River. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 61.3216, Longitude: -149.5600    
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.
<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Eagle River), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.




 

 

 

 

 


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