in the Kenai Peninsula Borough
- Area Type
- Current Population
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- 2013 Department of Labor Estimate
- Pronunciation/Other Names
- (an kur point')
- Community's Judicial District
- Recording District
- Census Designated Place (CDP)
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Geography and Climate
- Anchor Point is located on the Kenai Peninsula at the junction of the Anchor River and its north fork, 14 miles northwest of Homer. It lies at mile 156 of the Sterling Highway.
- January temperatures range from 4 to 22 °F. July temperatures range from 46 to 65 °F. Average annual precipitation is 20 inches.
- Community Map Available
- Sq Mi Land
- Sq Mi Water
History and Culture
- In the summer of 1778, Captain James Cook and crews of the Resolution and Discovery sailed into the Inlet looking for a Northwest Passage and gave Anchor Point its name after losing a kedge anchor to the awesome tidal currents. A post office was established in 1949.
- Anchor Point has a visitor's center, a chamber of commerce, the Two Rivers Coalition (an organization formed to examine watershed).
- Federally Recognized Tribe
Facilities, Utilities, and Health Care
- The Sterling Highway provides access to Anchorage. Nearby Homer offers an airport, state ferry access, and docking and boat launching facilities.
- State Ferry
- Cargo Barge
- Road Connection
- Community's Senate District
- Community's House District