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Introduction ...

Below are places that are relatively close to Knik Heights.

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Around Knik Heights ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Anchorage. It lies just north of Knik Heights. Anchorage has a population of 292,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Wasilla. It is located about 34 miles [54 km] to the north of Knik Heights and has a population of 10,500 people.

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

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    • Alyeska

      • Alyeska lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the southeast of Knik Heights
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    • Anchorage

      • Anchorage lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the north of Knik Heights
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    • Artesian Village

      • Artesian Village lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the north of Knik Heights
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    • Chugiak

      • Chugiak lies 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the northeast of Knik Heights
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    • Eagle River

      • Eagle River lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the northeast of Knik Heights
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    • Fort Richardson

      • Fort Richardson lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the north of Knik Heights
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    • Girdwood

      • Girdwood lies 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the southeast of Knik Heights
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    • Hope

      • Hope lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the south of Knik Heights
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    • Indian

      • Indian lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the southeast of Knik Heights
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    • John Fitzgerald Kennedy City
    • Knik

      • Knik lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the north of Knik Heights
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    • Point MacKenzie

      • Point MacKenzie lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the north of Knik Heights
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    • Spenard

      • Spenard lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the northwest of Knik Heights
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    • Sunrise

      • Sunrise lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the southeast of Knik Heights
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    • Wilson Village

      • Wilson Village lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the north of Knik Heights
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Curious and Interesting Names Near Knik Heights ...

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 Knik Heights.

Airports Near Knik Heights ...

When a trip includes a flight, we try to find an airport that best fits our travel plans.<3> To that purpose, we've assembled a list of that are relatively close to Knik Heights and that information can be found on the Airports Page for Knik Heights.

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have assembled a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Knik Heights. Our list includes the location of each cemetery with an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Knik Heights.

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 Knik Heights.
<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 from Point A (ie- Knik Heights) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Knik Heights. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 61.1050, Longitude: -149.7917       In this case, the coordinates for Knik Heights have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Knik Heights), 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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