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Two Rivers, Alaska

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Two Rivers.

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Around Two Rivers ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Fairbanks. It is located about 19 miles [30 km] to the west of Two Rivers. Fairbanks has a population of 32,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is North Pole. It is located about 11 miles [17 km] to the southwest of Two Rivers and has a population of 2,200 people.

The following is a sample of neighboring communities: Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Two Rivers and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   DirectionDistance
Badger   [Map]     SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Chena Hot Springs   [Map]     NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Chena   [Map]     W   25 miles [40.2 km]
College   [Map]     W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Ester   [Map]     W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Fox   [Map]     W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Harding Lake   [Map]     S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Moose Creek   [Map]     S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Pleasant Valley   [Map]     E   5 miles [8 km]
Salcha   [Map]     S   28 miles [45.1 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Two Rivers ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Aurora   -   20 miles [32.2 km] to the West of Two Rivers   [Map]
Badger   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Bluff   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the South   [Map]
College   -   21 miles [33.8 km] to the West   [Map]
Dogpatch   -   21 miles [33.8 km] to the West   [Map]
Fox   -   17 miles [27.4 km] to the West   [Map]
Moose Creek   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the South   [Map]
North Pole   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Slaterville   -   19 miles [30.6 km] to the West   [Map]
Totem Park   -   20 miles [32.2 km] to the West   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Two Rivers ...

Looking for more information about Two Rivers? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Two Rivers, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Two Rivers.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Two Rivers.

We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Two Rivers. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights to see and places to visit:

For the State of Alaska

    Alaska Tourism
    Parks for Alaska

    Fishing in Alaska
    Hunting in Alaska

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Alaska Statewide Tourism
    Two Rivers Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Two Rivers

National Park Service (NPS) sites in Alaska

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Alaska

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Alaska

Airports Near Two Rivers ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Two Rivers.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Metro Fld.   [Map]   MTF   WSW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Fairbanks Intl. (FAI/PAFA)   [Map]   FAI   W   23 miles [37 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would be a better fit to our travel plans.<5> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Two Rivers.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Two Rivers. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Fairbanks Intl. (FAI/PAFA)   [Map]   FAI   W   23 miles [37 km]
Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl. (ANC/PANC)   [Map]   ANC   SSW   271 miles [436.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Metro Fld.   [Map]   MTF   WSW   20 miles [32.2 km]

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Fairbanks Intl.   (FAI/PAFA)   [Map]
        Website for Fairbanks International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl.   (ANC/PANC)   [Map]
        Website for Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 Two Rivers.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in Two Rivers. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Two Rivers) 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 Two Rivers. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Two Rivers

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Two Rivers. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 64.8716, Longitude: -147.0700     [Map].

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<3>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<4>On an airport-by-airport basis, an NFDC report typically includes a description of airport operations, contacts, the runway(s), and radio, navigation & weather frequencies. The National Flight Data Center (NFDC) is operated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with the purpose of collecting, validating and disseminating information about airports.

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<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Two Rivers), 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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Two Rivers.