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One nickname of the 49th state, Alaska, is the "Last Frontier." Purchased from Russia for $7 million in 1867, Alaska is the largest state in area and is the largest peninsula in the Western Hemisphere. Mt. McKinley in the Alaska Range is North America's highest peak at 20,320 feet and one of the greatest challenges for mountain climbers. Juneau is the state's capital, and the state flower is the pale-blue forget-me-not. ...Read more here: Alaska - The Great Land
- Capital City:
- Last Frontier, Great Land, Land of the Midnight Sun
- North To The Future
- January 3, 1959 (49th)
- Origin of State's Name:
- Russian version of Aleutian word "Alakshak" meaning "great lands" or "peninsula."
- Largest Cities:
- Anchorage, Fairbanks, Juneau, Sitka, Soldotna
- Border States:
- Land Area:
- 570,374 sq. mi., Largest state
- State Bird:
- Willow Ptarmigan
- State Flower:
- Forget Me Not (myosotis alpestris)
- State Tree:
- Sitka spruce (picea sitchensis)
- State Song:
- Alaska's Flag
Featured Community Websites in Alaska
Real Estate & Home Values in Alaska
Home Buyer and Seller Resources
- Does Mortgage Aid Hurt Your Credit?
- Loan Modification: Is it Right for You?
- Should You Refinance Your Mortgage?
- First Time Homebuyers Guide
- Financial Assistance for First Time Homebuyers
- Do You Qualify for an FHA Loan?
- Homeowners insurance: What you need to know
- Home Maintenance Checklist
- What Is A Short Sale?
- What Is A Deed-In-Lieu?
- Reverse mortgage: the pros and cons
- How to Sell Your Home In a Down Market
- 2009 Mortgage Bailout Explained
- Obama Stimulus Plan FAQ
- Find All Foreclosures
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Cities, Counties, and Zip Codes in Alaska
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Browse all 525 Schools in Alaska
- Bowman Elementary
- (907) 742-5600
- 11700 Gregory Rd.
- Anchorage, AK 99516
- Joy Elementary
- (907) 456-5469
- 24 Margaret St.
- Fairbanks, AK 99701
- Houston Middle School
- (907) 892-9250
- 12891 W. Hawk Rd.
- Big Lake, AK 99652
- Homer Middle School
- (907) 235-5291
- 500 Sterling Hwy.
- Homer, AK 99603
- Cordova Jr/Sr High School
- (907) 424-3266
- 100 Fisherman Ave.
- Cordova, AK 99574
- Chugiak High School
- (907) 742-3050
- Po Box 770218
- Eagle River, AK 99577
Sex Offender Information for Alaska
For most citizens, the easiest method to obtain accurate and timely sex offender information for their local area is to visit their state sex offender registry website. States are required to provide this information for free. You do not need to pay for this information.
In Alaska, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://www.dps.state.ak.us/nSorcr/asp/. Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.
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