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Alaska Profile

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:
Juneau
Nickname:
Last Frontier, Great Land, Land of the Midnight Sun
Motto:
North To The Future
Statehood:
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:
None
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

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Cities, Counties, and Zip Codes in Alaska

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    Alaska Schools

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    Elementary Schools

    Bowman Elementary
    (907) 742-5600
    11700 Gregory Rd.
    Anchorage, AK 99516
    Gakona Elementary
    (907) 822-3241
    Mile 2 Tok Cut Off
    Gakona, AK 99586

    Middle Schools

    Palmer Middle School
    (907) 745-8400
    1159 S Chugach
    Palmer, AK 99645
    Wasilla Middle School
    (907) 376-5308
    650 Bogard Rd.
    Wasilla, AK 99654

    High Schools

    Spring Creek School
    (907) 224-7497
    P.O. Box 2387
    Seward, AK 99664
    Nome Beltz Jr/Sr High
    (907) 443-5201
    Mile 3.5 Nome Teller Highway
    Nome, AK 99762

    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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