Girdwood

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Quick Facts
  • Location: 60 ° 56' 33" N, 149 ° 9' 59" W
  • Region: Anchorage
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  • Elevation: 36 ft (10.97 m)

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About
On Seward Highway and The Alaska Railroad, on NE shore of Turnagain Arm, 11 mi. NE of Sunrise and 35 mi. SE of Anchorage, Chugach Mts.

History
Named for James E. Girdwood, a miner, who came to the area in 1896 (DeArmond, 1962, p. 40-41). The Girdwood post office was established in 1907 (Ricks, 1965, p. 23).

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