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Welcome to Anchor ...
So far, we have found very little information about Anchor. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>
We've added Anchor to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Anchor, please Contact Us.
The location of Anchor has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<3>
While the community is gone, the present day location for Anchor is 1,850 feet [564 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: The area where Anchor was located is in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
If Anchor still existed, it would have been in the (541) and (458)<5> area codes.
Communities Also Named Anchor ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Anchor - they are located in Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Anchor.
Communities near Anchor ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Anchor.
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 Anchor. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Anchor.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Anchor. 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 Anchor.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Anchor. See our Newspapers Page for Anchor.
Adding Anchor to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Anchor in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Anchor was on a map titled Auto Trails Map - Washington and Oregon (from Rand McNally, 1925).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Anchor on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Douglas County: www.co.douglas.or.us/
The official website for State of Oregon: https://www.oregon.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Apr 2022