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Welcome to Eagle River ...

A typical abbreviation for Eagle River: Eagle Riv.

Eagle River is 320 feet [98 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

The area code for Eagle River: (907)

The ZIP code for Eagle River: 99577<2>

Communities near Eagle River ...

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 drove.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirDistance
Anchorage   [Map]   294,356   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Artesian Village   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Chugiak   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Fort Richardson   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
John Fitzgerald Kennedy City   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Knik-Fairview   [Map]   ---   N   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Eagle River ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Eagle River - they are located in Michigan, Newfoundland and Labrador, Ontario and Wisconsin.

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

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 Eagle River. 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 Eagle River.

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

Websites for Eagle River ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.cer.org/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Eagle River ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alaska

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Eagle River. 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 Eagle River - 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 Eagle River). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Eagle River 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- 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     [Map].

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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 Eagle River.

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