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Welcome to Anchorage ...
When the people of Anchorage refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use terms like Anchorageite or Anchoragite.<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Anchorage has a population of 2,423 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Anchorage.
Anchorage is 730 feet [223 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Anchorage lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you leave Anchorage and travel west, you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).
Anchorage is within the (502) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Anchorage had an population of 2,423 people. This is an increase of 3.19% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.02% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Anchorage had a population of 2,348 people. This makes Anchorage the county's 12th most populous community.
The population of Anchorage represents 0.05% of the total population of Kentucky (which has 4,339,367 people), making it the state's 131st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,348 people, the population of Anchorage increased 3.71% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,264 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Anchorage.
Adding Anchorage to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Anchorage in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Anchorage was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Anchorage on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1905).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Anchorage on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Anchorage ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Anchorage - they are located in Alaska, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland (2), Mississippi (2), New Jersey, Rhode Island, Texas, Utah and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Anchorage.
Communities near Anchorage ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Anchorage.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Anchorage. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Anchorage.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Anchorage. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Anchorage.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Anchorage. See our Newspapers Page for Anchorage.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Anchorage ...
Looking for more information about Anchorage? 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 Anchorage, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Anchorage.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Anchorage. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
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The official website for State of Kentucky: https://kentucky.gov/
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This page was last modified: 14 Jun 2021