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Around Knik River ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Anchorage. It is located about 37 miles [59 km] to the southwest of Knik River. Anchorage has a population of 288,000 people.<1>.

The next largest community is Wasilla. It is located about 20 miles [ km] to the west of Knik River and has a population of 10,800 people.

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

  • Anchorage
  • Big Lake
  • Butte
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Butte
    • Butte lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the northwest of Knik River
    • 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
  • Eagle River
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    • Gateway
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gateway
      • Gateway lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the northwest of Knik River
      • 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
    • Knik
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Knik
      • Knik lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<2> to the west of Knik River
      • 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 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the north of Knik River
      • 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 26 miles [41.8 km]<2> to the northwest of Knik River
      • 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
    • Palmer
    • Sutton
    • Tanaina
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tanaina
      • Tanaina lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the northwest of Knik River
      • 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

Curious and Interesting Names Near Knik 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 Knik River.

Airports Near Knik 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 Knik River and that information can be found on the Airports Page for Knik 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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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Knik River.
<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- Knik River) 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 Knik River. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Knik River
<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 Knik 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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