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Talkeetna, Alaska

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Welcome to Talkeetna ...

The pronunciation of Talkeetna: tal-KEET-nuh<1>

Talkeetna is 340 feet [104 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Talkeetna: (907)

The ZIP code for Talkeetna: 99676<3>

Communities near Talkeetna ...

We have created a list of 5 communities that are near Talkeetna.

  • Trapper Creek
  • Chase
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    • Chase lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Talkeetna
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chase have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Y
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    • Y lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the south of Talkeetna
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Y came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<7>
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  • Petersville
  • Willow

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Talkeetna. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Talkeetna.

We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Talkeetna. See our Newspapers Page for Talkeetna.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Talkeetna ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Talkeetna. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Talkeetna - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Talkeetna). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Talkeetna or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Talkeetna) 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 Talkeetna. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Talkeetna

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Talkeetna. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 62.3224, Longitude: -150.1084    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.
<7>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.






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