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Girdwood, Alaska

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The location of Girdwood

Welcome to Girdwood ...

Girdwood is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Girdwood is located in the (907) area code.

The ZIP code for Girdwood: 99587<2>

Communities near Girdwood ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Girdwood and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Anchorage   [Map]   294,356   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Artesian Village   [Map]   ---   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Eagle River   [Map]   ---   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Fort Richardson   [Map]   ---   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Gleason - Historic   [Map]   ---   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hope   [Map]   ---   W   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Girdwood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Girdwood - it's located in Ontario.

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

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 Girdwood. 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 Girdwood.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Girdwood ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Girdwood - 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 Girdwood). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Girdwood 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 'straight-line' (or 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- Girdwood) 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 Girdwood. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Girdwood

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Girdwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 60.9538, Longitude: -149.1610     [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 Girdwood.

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