Map of Anchorage City | Political, Blank, Geography And Road Map

Map of Anchorage City | Political, Blank, Geography And Road Map

Anchorage is the largest city in Alaska and the economic and transportation hub of the state. Located in south-central Alaska, it is situated on the inlet of the Cook Inlet and surrounded by the Chugach Mountains. With a 2023 population of 291,073, it is the largest city in Alaska and the 76th largest city in the United States.

Fact sheet Anchorage
Country USA
State Alaska
Location Southern part of the State
Latitude 61.13′05″N
Longitude 149.53′33″W
Total area 5,079km2 ( 1,961 sq mi )
Total Population 291,073
Zip Codes 99501
Area code 907
Nearby Cities Soldotna, Wasilla, Home, Fairbanks
Major Tourists’ Attraction Chugach State Park, Hilltop Ski Area, Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum, Oscar Anderson House Museum
Nearest airport Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (about 6 miles)

Political Map of Anchorage City

Anchorage (officially known as the Municipality of Anchorage) is a consolidated city-borough in the U.S. state of Alaska’s southcentral region. The municipal city limits cover 1,961.1 square miles (5,079.2 square kilometers), encompassing the urban core, a joint military base, several outlying communities, and nearly all of Chugach State Park.

Blank Map of Anchorage City

The city is home to a diverse population and offers a range of outdoor recreational opportunities, such as fishing, hiking, skiing, and hunting. Anchorage also serves as a gateway to other parts of Alaska, including Denali National Park.

Geography Map of Anchorage City

The municipality has a total area of 1,961.1 square miles (5,079.2 km2), of which 1,697.2 square miles (4,395.8 km2) is land and 263.9 square miles (683.4 km2) is water, according to the United States Census Bureau. The total area is made up of 13.5% water.

Anchorage is situated on a relatively flat plain, with the Knik and Matanuska Rivers flowing through the city. The city’s elevation ranges from sea level to over 2,000 feet.

Road Map of Anchorage City

Major Highways: Highway 1

Highways: Alyeska Hwy, Davis Hwy, Old Glenn Hwy, Old Seward Hwy, Seward Hwy

Parkways: Boniface Pky, Lake Otis Pky, Penland Pky

Major Roads: 36Th Ave, 5Th Ave, 6Th Ave, Brayton Dr, Gambell St, Ingra St, Minnesota Dr, Omalley Rd, Spenard Rd, Walter J. Hickel Pkwy

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