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Welcome to Palmer ...
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Palmer has a population of 7,209 people<1> (see below for details).
The city of Palmer was established in 1916.
Palmer is 220 feet [67 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Palmer lies in the Alaskan Time Zone (AKST/AKDT) and observes daylight saving time
Palmer is within the (907) area code.
The ZIP code for Palmer: 99645<3>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Palmer had a population of 5,937 people.
The population of Palmer represents 0.84% of the total population of Alaska (which has 710,231 people), making it the state's 10th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 5,937 people, the population of Palmer increased 30.97% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,533 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Palmer had an population of 7,209 people. This is an increase of 21.42% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 59.03% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Palmer.
Communities near Palmer ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Palmer and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Palmer.
Communities Also Named Palmer ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 36 communities that are also named Palmer - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Florida, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (3), Saskatchewan, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas (2), Virginia (2), Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Palmer.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Palmer:
Websites for Palmer ...
Official Website: www.palmerchamber.org/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Palmer ...
Looking for more information about Palmer? 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 Palmer, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Palmer.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Palmer: www.palmerchamber.org/
The official website for State of Alaska: alaska.gov/
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This page was last modified: 16 Jun 2019