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The location of Knik













Welcome to Knik ...

The location of Knik has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Knik is near sea level<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Knik: (907)

Communities near Knik ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Knik and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirDistance
Anchorage   [Map]   294,356   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Big Lake   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Chugiak   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Eagle River   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Houston   [Map]   2,347   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
John Fitzgerald Kennedy City   [Map]   ---   SW   5 miles [8 km]

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

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 Knik. 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 Knik.

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

Websites for Knik ...

Official Website: www.knik.org/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Knik ...

Looking for more information about Knik? 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.

Looking for more information about Knik? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Knik, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Knik.

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The official website for Knik: www.knik.org/

The official website for State of Alaska: alaska.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Knik - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Knik) 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. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Knik

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Knik. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 61.4578, Longitude: -149.7289     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Knik have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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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 Knik.

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This page was last modified: 16 Jun 2019