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Around Fishhook ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Wasilla. It is located about 14 miles [22 km] to the southwest of Fishhook. Wasilla has a population of 10,800 people.<1>.

The next largest community is Palmer. It is located about 11 miles [ km] to the south of Fishhook and has a population of 7,500 people.

Below is a sample of neighboring communities: Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Fishhook.<2>

  • Big Lake
  • Butte
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Butte
    • Butte lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the southeast of Fishhook
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Butte have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Butte
  • Chickaloon
  • Chugiak
  • Gateway
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gateway
    • Gateway lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the south of Fishhook
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gateway have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gateway
  • Houston
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    • Knik
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Knik
      • Knik lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<2> to the southwest of Fishhook
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Knik
    • Lazy Mountain
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lazy Mountain
      • Lazy Mountain lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the southeast of Fishhook
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lazy Mountain have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lazy Mountain
    • Meadow Lakes
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadow Lakes
      • Meadow Lakes lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the southwest of Fishhook
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Meadow Lakes
    • Nancy Lake
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nancy Lake
      • Nancy Lake lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the west of Fishhook
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nancy Lake
    • Palmer
    • Sutton
    • Tanaina
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tanaina
      • Tanaina lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Fishhook
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tanaina have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tanaina
    • Wasilla
    • Willow

Curious and Interesting Names Near Fishhook ...

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 Fishhook.

Airports Near Fishhook ...

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 Fishhook and that information can be found on the Airports Page for Fishhook.

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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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Fishhook.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Fishhook) 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 Fishhook. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fishhook
<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 Fishhook), 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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