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Quick Facts

  • Location: 63 ° 23' 30" N, 148 ° 57' 3" W
  • Region: Denali
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  • Elevation: 2218 ft (676.05 m)


population 1 85 mile 319.5 on The Alaska RR., 8 mi. SW of Panorama Mtn. and 33 mi. S of Healy, Alaska Range

Cantwell began as a flag stop on The Alaska RR. as reported on its 1922 timetable. It was named for the "Cantwell River," the former name of the Nenana River.



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