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Welcome to McCarthy ...

McCarthy is 1,390 feet [424 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

The area code for McCarthy: (907)

Communities near McCarthy ...

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 McCarthy and not the distance as if you drove.<2>.

Community   DirectionDistance
Chitina   [Map]     W   50 miles [80.5 km]
May Creek   [Map]     SE   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named McCarthy ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named McCarthy - they are located in Idaho and Quebec.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around McCarthy.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for McCarthy ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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


Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around McCarthy - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- McCarthy) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for McCarthy. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from McCarthy

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in McCarthy. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 61.4338, Longitude: -142.9219     [Map].

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This page was last modified: 17 Dec 2018