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Old 10-22-2006, 02:24 PM
 
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I am thinking of transfering to Anchorage because I need a change from Georgia. Is there a place outside of Anchorage but close to Anchorage that is a good place to live. I am single with no kids. I love the country scenry and I want a change from Georgia. Keep in mind I grew up in Canada so I am use to the cold. I want some place that is low in crime, low cost of living and low communit to Anchorage.
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Old 10-22-2006, 10:16 PM
 
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Look at Eagle River or even the Mat-Su Valley - Wasilla and/or Palmer - which has become a bedroom community of Anchorage (located about 40 miles north of town).
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Old 10-23-2006, 04:13 PM
 
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Default Areas North of Anchorage

The areas North of Anchorage are a wonderful place in my mind to live, but if you work out of Anchorage, the driving back and forth can get to be a hassle, especially in the Winter and in your pocket.
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Old 10-23-2006, 05:36 PM
 
Location: Naptowne, Alaska
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Girdwood might be alright. Or Indian/Bird Creek. These are south of Anchorage. Of course you have to deal with avalanches etc! But hey...that's half the fun!
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