About This Place
Anchor Point is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kenai Peninsula Borough, in the U.S. state of Alaska. As of the 2000 census the population was 1,845. Anchor Point is the westernmost point in the North American highway system.
The name Anchor Point comes from a legend that when James Cook discovered the area, he lost an anchor. Settlers came beginning in the early 1900s.
The Anchor Point Public Library has one employee and its collection includes approximately 12,269 items. There is also a kindergarten through eighth grade school located off the main highway.