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Anchorage, AK (Elmendorf AFB and Fort Richardson)

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Area of Interest Website Description
Amenities
Anchorage Amenities www.areavibes.com/anchorage-ak/amenities/ The AreaVibes Livability Score was designed to help you find the best places to live. It is created using a unique algorithm that takes into account dozens of characteristics in 7 different categories including nearby amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. A total Livability Score is then calculated out of 100 for any area across America.
Assessments
Office of the State Assessor www.commerce.alaska.gov/web/dcra/OfficeoftheStateAssessor.aspx The mission of the Office of the State Assessor (OSA) is to advise and assist municipalities on assessment and taxation issues, develop the annual Full Value Determination (FVD), provide taxation and assessment education, administer the Senior Citizen and Disabled Veteran Property Tax Exemption Program, and monitor municipal assessment and taxation practices and procedures.
City Descriptions
Anchorage Homepage www.anchorage.net/ Anchorage Homepage
Anchorage Neighborhood Descriptions www.areavibes.com/anchorage-ak/neighborhoods/ The city of Anchorage, AK has a population of 299,321 and a population density of 175 people per square mile. There are a total of 0 Anchorage, AK neighborhoods. The neighborhood with the highest Livability Score is Portage Valley and the largest neighhorhood by population is Northeast. The Anchorage, AK neighborhood map is a great way to see which neighborhoods have a higher Livability Score compared to those with a lower Livability Score.
Comprehensive Mapping
Anchorge Maps and Map Applications www.muni.org/maps/Pages/default.aspx The Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Services supports all municipal departments by providing geographic data, data management, products and services. MOA GIS information is available to the public.
Crime
Alaska Sex Offender/Child Kidnapping Registry dps.alaska.gov/SORWeb/ Alaska Sex Offender/Child Kidnapping Registry
Alaska State Troopers dps.alaska.gov/AST/Home The mission of the Division of Alaska State Troopers is to preserve the peace, enforce the law, prevent and detect crime, and protect life and property.
Anchorage Crime www.neighborhoodscout.com/ak/anchorage/crime Anchorage Crime Rates
Anchorage Neighborhood Watch www.muni.org/Departments/police/NCW/Pages/default.aspx Neighborhood Crime Watch is a Crime Prevention Program of the Anchorage Police Department. It is one of the most effective and least costly ways of reducing and/or preventing residential property crimes.
Anchorage Police Department www.muni.org/departments/police/Pages/default.aspx Anchorage Police Department
Crime Mapper www.crimereports.com/ National Crime Mapper
National Crime Mapping raidsonline.com/ The RAIDSONLINE.com Web site was developed to help citizens visualize and understand crime in their communities.
National Crime Tracking www.crimereports.com/ CrimeReports works with law-enforcement agencies to help reduce, prevent and solve crime by enabling officials to easily dialog with citizens. They offer a public crime map, alert messaging, anonymous tipping and data analytics.
National Sex Offender Registry www.nsopw.gov The Dru Sjodin National Sex Offender Public Website coordinated by the U.S. Department of Justice, is a cooperative effort between jurisdictions hosting public sex offender registries and the federal government and is offered free of charge to the public.
Demographics
American Fact Finder factfinder.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/newsandnotes_listing.xhtml American FactFinder provides access to data about the United States, Puerto Rico and the Island Areas. The data in American FactFinder come from several censuses and surveys.
Anchorage Demographics censusviewer.com/city/AK/Anchorage All census data is geospatial, yet traditional methods of accessing census data require text-based selections and sorting through many pages of tabular data. CensusViewer conquers those challenges and sets a new standard for ease of use in demographic analysis. The idea behind CensusViewer’s innovative solution is to use a familiar online mapping environment, in combination with Moonshadow’s cutting-edge database technology, to provide an intuitive platform for accessing and analyzing the data. It only takes minutes – not hours or days – to get up to speed.
Congressional District Map www.govtrack.us/congress/members GovTrack.us is a tool by Civic Impulse, LLC to help the public research and track the activities in the U.S. Congress, promoting and innovating government transparency and civic education through novel uses of technology.
Congressional Representatives www.house.gov/representatives/find/ This service will assist you by matching your ZIP code to your congressional district, with links to your member’s website and contact page.
Zip Code Demographics www.esri.com/data/esri_data/ziptapestry Type in a ZIP Code to see demographic and lifestyle information about a specific neighborhood.
Economics
Anchorage Chamber of Commerce anchoragechamber.org/ Anchorage Chamber of Commerce
Anchorage Economic Development Corporation aedcweb.com/ Anchorage Economic Development Corporation
Zip Code Business Patterns factfinder.census.gov/faces/tableservices/jsf/pages/productview.xhtml?src=bkmk US Census Business Patterns. You need to enter a location.
Education
Alask Department of Education and Early Development education.alaska.gov/ Alasaka Department of Education
Alaska School Locator www.schooldigger.com/go/AK/ Find a school in Alaska.
Anchorage Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools www.citytowninfo.com/places/alaska/anchorage/colleges CityTownInfo is dedicated to providing detailed reference source for information on US cities and towns, as well as careers and education in the US.
Anchorage School District www.asdk12.org/ Anchorage School District
Anchorage School Ratings www.greatschools.org/alaska/anchorage/ GreatSchools Ratings
National Center for Education Statistics nces.ed.gov/ccd/schoolsearch/ The National Center for Education Statistics provides clear, complete information about NCES’ mission and activities, and to serve the research, education and other interested communities.
Emergency Management
Alaska Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management ready.alaska.gov/ The mission of the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management is to lead the way in homeland security and emergency management to foster a prepared, resilient Alaska capable of meeting the needs of its communities and citizens in response to all-hazards events.
Anchorage Emergency Shelters www.shelterlistings.org/city/anchorage-ak.html Shelter Listings is dedicated to serving the homeless and low-income. We have listed out the shelters and low cost housing services we have in Pensacola, FL below. This list has homeless shelters, halfway houses, affordable housing, etc. The database consists of over 3,000 listings and includes emergency shelters, homeless shelters, day shelters, transitional housing, shared housing, residential drug alcohol rehabilitation programs and permanent affordable housing.
Anchorage Fire Department www.muni.org/Departments/Fire/Pages/Default.aspx Anchorage Fire Department Website
FEMA www.fema.gov/ FEMA’s mission is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards.
FEMA Disaster Declarations www.fema.gov/disasters/ FEMA Declared Disasters by Year or State
Groups
Achorage Homeowner Associations www.yellowpages.com/anchorage-ak/homeowners-associations Achorage Homeowner Associations
Anchorage Churches www.churchfinder.com/churches/ak/anchorage Welcome to the Church Finder directory of Christian churches for Yorktown, VA. If you are looking for a church,
Anchorage Civic Associations www.chamberofcommerce.com/anchorage-ak/clubs-civic-associations Anchorage Clubs & Civic Associations
Anchorage Fraternal Organizations www.dexknows.com/anchorage-ak/fraternal-organizations/ Anchorage Fraternal Organizations
Anchorage Youth Organizations hub.biz/Anchorage,AK/Youth-Organizations-Centers-Clubs Youth Organizations Centers Clubs Near Anchorage
Health
Alaska Department of Health and Human Services dhss.alaska.gov/Pages/default.aspx Alaska Department of Health and Human Services
Alaska Department of Health and Social Services www.dhss.alaska.gov/Pages/default.aspx Alaska Department of Health and Social Services
Anchorage Health and Human Services www.muni.org/Departments/health/Pages/Default.aspx Welcome to Anchorage Health and Human Services, where we are dedicated to improving lives. We work to protect our community from disease and other public health threats, and ensure that everyone is empowered to live healthy and safe lives.
Anchorage Hospital Ratings www.healthgrades.com/hospital-directory/ak-alaska/anchorage Healthgrades National Health Index. Health is a simple goal. But your individual health depends on a variety of factors, including the quality of healthcare in your community, as well as the lifestyle choices you make each day. The more you know about these facets of your care, the healthier you—and your community—can be. That’s why Healthgrades is proud to introduce the National Health Index. Congratulations to this year’s list of 25 U.S. cities where patients, providers and hospitals are getting healthcare right.
Installations
Military Installations Information www.militaryinstallations.dod.mil/MOS/f?p=MI:ENTRY:0 Military Installations
Man-Made Hazards
Anchorage Noise Ordinances www.muni.org/Departments/health/Admin/environment/FSS/Pages/fssnoise.aspx Anchorage’s Municipal Noise Ordinance (AMC15.70) limits the level of allowable noise based on location and time of day. We respond to complaints of excessive noise.
Toxic Release Sites www.epa.gov/toxics-release-inventory-tri-program myRTK is an EPA website designed to display nearby facilities regulated under federal environmental laws for any address. Facility reports provide summaries of chemical/pollutant releases, chemical effects, and compliance history.
Moving
Moving Tips www.military.com/spouse/military-relocation/pcs-moves/military-spouse-and-family-moves-101-pcs.html Military Moving Tips
Natural Hazards
Anchorage, AK Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes www.usa.com/anchorage-ak-natural-disasters-extremes.htm Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes from USA.com
FEMA Flood Zones msc.fema.gov/portal The map associated with the property of interest shown using the Map Search feature will not “exactly” pinpoint the address on the flood map. If you require assistance with this tool, please contact the MSC Customer Service Department at (877) 336-2627.
Nearby Sales Estimates
Nearby Sales Estimates www.zillow.com/ Zillow analyzes real estate information on millions of homes for sale across the United States and calculates home values (Zestimates) and the Zillow Home Value Price Index.
Open Spaces and Other Protected Areas
Alaska State Parks dnr.alaska.gov/parks/ Alaska State Parks
Anchorage Cemeteries www.imortuary.com/cemeteries/alaska/anchorage.php Anchorage Cemetaries
Anchorage Historic Sites www.alaska.org/destination/anchorage/historic-park-or-site Why did Alaska’s pioneers leave their families, homes, and jobs and journey to the “last frontier?” Was it the possibility of gold and untold riches, a chance to create something great, or simply the desire for a new beginning? Visitors to the Anchorage area have several opportunities to explore these questions in a variety of hands-on learning experiences as varied and diverse as any you’ll find in Alaska.
Anchorage Parks www.muni.org/departments/parks/Pages/default.aspx The Anchorage Parks and Recreation Department is responsible for beautifying, operating and maintaining Park and Recreation assets (parks, trails, community recreation centers and community pools) as well as implementing year-round recreation programs for all ages and caring for our natural resource areas.
Anchorage, AK Trails and Maps www.traillink.com/city/anchorage-ak-trails.aspx Anchorage, AK Trails and Maps
National Parks www.nps.gov/findapark/index.htm The National Park Service works with tribes, governments, nonprofits, businesses, and citizens that are revitalizing their communities, preserving local history, celebrating local heritage, and creating close to home opportunities to get outside.
National Registry of Historic Places www.nps.gov/nr/ This register is the Nation’s official list of cultural resources worthy of preservation. Properties include sites, buildings and structures that are significant in American history, architecture, archeology, engineering, and culture.
National Wetlands Inventory www.fws.gov/wetlands/ The National Wetlands Inventory Program has been producing wetland maps and geospatial wetland data for the United States since the mid-1970s. The status of mapping has been made available through various media throughout the program’s 30-year history.
National Wildlife Refuges www.fws.gov/refuges/ The National Wildlife Refuge System, managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, is the nation’s premier system of public lands and waters set aside to conserve America’s fish, wildlife and plants.
Public Works
Anchorage Public Works www.muni.org/Departments/works/Pages/default.aspx To ensure the integrity and reliability of the Municipality of Anchorage’s infrastructure through our Project Management & Engineering, Traffic, Maintenance & Operations, and Administration Divisions.
Recreation
Anchorage Golf Courses www.thegolfcourses.net/golfcourses/AK/Anchorage.htm This directory contains information on about 19,000 golf courses, resorts, and private country clubs, in about 6,000 cities in the U.S!
Anchorage Recreation www.muni.org/Departments/parks/Pages/ActivityGuide.aspx Anchorage Recreation
Transportation
Kodiak Bus Routes katsbus.org/ Kodiak Area Transit System (KATS) is the public transportation provider for Kodiak. KATS provides safe, convenient public transportation services within the City of Kodiak. Senior Citizens of Kodiak Inc. administers KATS and contracts with First Student Inc. who operates the system.
Alaska Department of Transportation and Faclities www.dot.state.ak.us/ Alaska Department of Transportation
Alaska Traffic Accident Data accidentdatacenter.com/us/alaska/ Alaska accident reports and news.
Anchorage Transportation www.muni.org/transportation/Pages/default.aspx Whether by plane, train, or automobile, with or without the polka band, there are many different ways to arrive in Anchorage. The municipality’s goal is to meet the public transportation needs of Anchorage residents and visitors in a safe and efficient manner.
Red Light Cameras www.redlightcameralist.com/ Committed to providing GPS coordinates of every red light camera in Canada, and the United States.
Red Light Cameras www.photoenforced.com/dc.html#.VRG52vnF8QU Washington D.C. Photo Enforced Camera Locations (Red Light, Speed, Stop Sign, Right Turn, E-Z Pass Toll Road)
Utilities
Cell Phone Reception www.cellreception.com/ Nationwide Cell Phone Towers/Coverage information
Anchorage Utilities utilitieslocal.com/states/alaska/anchorage/ Anchorage Area Utilities
Veterans Affairs
Department of Veteran’s Affairs www.va.gov/ Department of Veteran’s Affairs
VA Home Loan Eligibility www.benefits.va.gov/homeloans/purchaseco_eligibility.asp You must have satisfactory credit, sufficient income, and a valid Certificate of Eligibility (COE) to be eligible for a VA-guaranteed home loan. The home must be for your own personal occupancy. The eligibility requirements to obtain a COE are listed below for Servicemembers and Veterans, spouses, and other eligible beneficiaries.
Zoning
Anchorage Planning Department www.muni.org/Departments/OCPD/Planning/Pages/Default.aspx The Planning Department’s mission is to guide Anchorage land use development and community resources to meet the quality of life, economic, social, environmental, and physical needs of present and future residents.
Anchorage Zoning Districts www.muni.org/Departments/OCPD/Planning/zoning/Pages/ZoningDistricts.aspx The Municipality of Anchorage is divided into Zoning Districts in order to implement the Comprehensive Plan in a manner which protects the public health, safety, welfare and economic vitality. More information about the Comprehensive Plan can be found on the Planning Department’s Publications page.
National Conservation Easement Database www.conservationeasement.us/ National Conservation Easement Database.
Area of Interest Website
Amenities
Anchorage Amenities www.areavibes.com/anchorage-ak/amenities/
Assessments
Office of the State Assessor www.commerce.alaska.gov/web/dcra/OfficeoftheStateAssessor.aspx
City Descriptions
Anchorage Homepage www.anchorage.net/
Anchorage Neighborhood Descriptions www.areavibes.com/anchorage-ak/neighborhoods/
Comprehensive Mapping
Anchorge Maps and Map Applications www.muni.org/maps/Pages/default.aspx
Crime
Alaska Sex Offender/Child Kidnapping Registry dps.alaska.gov/SORWeb/
Alaska State Troopers dps.alaska.gov/AST/Home
Anchorage Crime www.neighborhoodscout.com/ak/anchorage/crime
Anchorage Neighborhood Watch www.muni.org/Departments/police/NCW/Pages/default.aspx
Anchorage Police Department www.muni.org/departments/police/Pages/default.aspx
Crime Mapper www.crimereports.com/
National Crime Mapping raidsonline.com/
National Crime Tracking www.crimereports.com/
National Sex Offender Registry www.nsopw.gov
Demographics
American Fact Finder factfinder.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/newsandnotes_listing.xhtml
Anchorage Demographics censusviewer.com/city/AK/Anchorage
Congressional District Map www.govtrack.us/congress/members
Congressional Representatives www.house.gov/representatives/find/
Zip Code Demographics www.esri.com/data/esri_data/ziptapestry
Economics
Anchorage Chamber of Commerce anchoragechamber.org/
Anchorage Economic Development Corporation aedcweb.com/
Zip Code Business Patterns factfinder.census.gov/faces/tableservices/jsf/pages/productview.xhtml?src=bkmk
Education
Alask Department of Education and Early Development education.alaska.gov/
Alaska School Locator www.schooldigger.com/go/AK/
Anchorage Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools www.citytowninfo.com/places/alaska/anchorage/colleges
Anchorage School District www.asdk12.org/
Anchorage School Ratings www.greatschools.org/alaska/anchorage/
National Center for Education Statistics nces.ed.gov/ccd/schoolsearch/
Emergency Management
Alaska Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management ready.alaska.gov/
Anchorage Emergency Shelters www.shelterlistings.org/city/anchorage-ak.html
Anchorage Fire Department www.muni.org/Departments/Fire/Pages/Default.aspx
FEMA www.fema.gov/
FEMA Disaster Declarations www.fema.gov/disasters/
Groups
Achorage Homeowner Associations www.yellowpages.com/anchorage-ak/homeowners-associations
Anchorage Churches www.churchfinder.com/churches/ak/anchorage
Anchorage Civic Associations www.chamberofcommerce.com/anchorage-ak/clubs-civic-associations
Anchorage Fraternal Organizations www.dexknows.com/anchorage-ak/fraternal-organizations/
Anchorage Youth Organizations hub.biz/Anchorage,AK/Youth-Organizations-Centers-Clubs
Health
Alaska Department of Health and Human Services dhss.alaska.gov/Pages/default.aspx
Alaska Department of Health and Social Services www.dhss.alaska.gov/Pages/default.aspx
Anchorage Health and Human Services www.muni.org/Departments/health/Pages/Default.aspx
Anchorage Hospital Ratings www.healthgrades.com/hospital-directory/ak-alaska/anchorage
Installations
Military Installations Information www.militaryinstallations.dod.mil/MOS/f?p=MI:ENTRY:0
Man-Made Hazards
Anchorage Noise Ordinances www.muni.org/Departments/health/Admin/environment/FSS/Pages/fssnoise.aspx
Toxic Release Sites www.epa.gov/toxics-release-inventory-tri-program
Moving
Moving Tips www.military.com/spouse/military-relocation/pcs-moves/military-spouse-and-family-moves-101-pcs.html
Natural Hazards
Anchorage, AK Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes www.usa.com/anchorage-ak-natural-disasters-extremes.htm
FEMA Flood Zones msc.fema.gov/portal
Nearby Sales Estimates
Nearby Sales Estimates www.zillow.com/
Open Spaces and Other Protected Areas
Alaska State Parks dnr.alaska.gov/parks/
Anchorage Cemeteries www.imortuary.com/cemeteries/alaska/anchorage.php
Anchorage Historic Sites www.alaska.org/destination/anchorage/historic-park-or-site
Anchorage Parks www.muni.org/departments/parks/Pages/default.aspx
Anchorage, AK Trails and Maps www.traillink.com/city/anchorage-ak-trails.aspx
National Parks www.nps.gov/findapark/index.htm
National Registry of Historic Places www.nps.gov/nr/
National Wetlands Inventory www.fws.gov/wetlands/
National Wildlife Refuges www.fws.gov/refuges/
Public Works
Anchorage Public Works www.muni.org/Departments/works/Pages/default.aspx
Recreation
Anchorage Golf Courses www.thegolfcourses.net/golfcourses/AK/Anchorage.htm
Anchorage Recreation www.muni.org/Departments/parks/Pages/ActivityGuide.aspx
Transportation
Kodiak Bus Routes katsbus.org/
Alaska Department of Transportation and Faclities www.dot.state.ak.us/
Alaska Traffic Accident Data accidentdatacenter.com/us/alaska/
Anchorage Transportation www.muni.org/transportation/Pages/default.aspx
Red Light Cameras www.redlightcameralist.com/
Red Light Cameras www.photoenforced.com/dc.html#.VRG52vnF8QU
Utilities
Cell Phone Reception www.cellreception.com/
Anchorage Utilities utilitieslocal.com/states/alaska/anchorage/
Veterans Affairs
Department of Veteran’s Affairs www.va.gov/
VA Home Loan Eligibility www.benefits.va.gov/homeloans/purchaseco_eligibility.asp
Zoning
Anchorage Planning Department www.muni.org/Departments/OCPD/Planning/Pages/Default.aspx
Anchorage Zoning Districts www.muni.org/Departments/OCPD/Planning/zoning/Pages/ZoningDistricts.aspx
National Conservation Easement Database www.conservationeasement.us/

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