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Welcome to Anchorage ...
The city of Anchorage is located in Jefferson County.
When the people of Anchorage refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use terms like Anchorageite or Anchoragite.<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Anchorage has a population of 2,435 people<2> (see below for details).
Anchorage is 730 feet [223 m] above sea level.<3>.
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).
The area code for Anchorage: (502)
Population Details ...
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).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Anchorage had an population of 2,435 people. This is an increase of 3.71% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.55% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Anchorage.
Communities near Anchorage ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Anchorage and not the distance if you drove.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Anchorage.
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.
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 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 ...
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The official website for State of Kentucky: https://kentucky.gov/
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This page was last modified: 24 Mar 2019