Anchorage KY

Christmas in Anchorage

The 35th Annual Celebration!

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Christmas in Anchorage

Do you love the city of Anchorage, KY? Then you should check out Christmas in Anchorage! Held each year at Anchorage Public School (11400 Ridge Rd. Anchorage, KY 40223), this event provides fun for the whole family. Start the day off with Breakfast with Santa, and even get a picture with the Big Guy in Red. Students from the school with perform their Holiday Concerts in the morning as well.

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Spend the day exploring the Holiday Boutique; over 80 vendors will be present to help you make a serious dent in your Christmas shopping. There will be coffee and lunch available (and of course plenty of treats too!) Home baked goods can be purchased from local Anchorage families. Nothing says “Christmas” like some yummy homemade goodies!

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The Beauty of Fall in Anchorage, KY

A Tour in Photographs

The Beauty of Fall in Anchorage, KY

The city of Anchorage, Kentucky is known for its small town atmosphere and natural beauty. No other place in Louisville offers this combination of historic homes, mature tree coverage, local Fire and Police Departments, and beautiful walking trail in the same way that Anchorage does. It’s truly a one-of-a-kind place in Louisville, KY’s East End.

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This beauty is absolutely magnified with the changing of the fall leaves. The roads winding throughout Anchorage, KY are hidden away beneath the canopy of colorful trees. It’s hard to believe that just minutes away are some of Louisville’s most popular shopping centers and busy roadways!

The varying kinds of properties here give Anchorage, KY its unique charm. Some residents love the area for the wonderfully maintained subdivisions. Others are drawn by the numerous sweeping, multi-acre ...

2 Simple Ways to Enjoy Your Morning During Spring in Anchorage, KY

2 Simple Ways to Enjoy Your Spring Morning in Anchorage, KY

2 Simple Ways to Enjoy Your Morning in Anchorage, KY

If the weather is nice and you are looking for a relaxing morning activity, look no further than the beautiful city of Anchorage, KY. The community of Anchorage offers the familiar feeling of a quaint, small town while still located conveniently close to large shopping centers and interstate highway access. Its abundance of historic homes and shade-rich trees creates a private atmosphere nestled away in the heart of Louisville’s East End.

Enjoying your time in Anchorage is as easy taking a short stroll around the center of the city. Begin at the insanely popular Anchorage Café, located at 11505 Park Road, Louisville, KY 40223. Whether you are stopping in for a quick coffee to go or planning to sit and enjoy a delicious breakfast, you will never be disappointed. This family-owned Anchorage establishment serves everything from fresh pastries to café sandwiches and entrees, and it offers indoor and outdoor seating options. Take it from us, breakfast at the Anchorage Café is like no other. A majority of the ingredients used in their delicious creations come from local vendors,...

2709 Anchor Way Anchorage, KY

2709 Anchor Way

The beautiful single floor home is located on 1.7 acres in the heart of Anchorage, KY. The thoughtful kitchen renovations have brought this home in to the new millennium providing an open concept. The luxurious amenities such as the hardwood flooring, quartz counters, cherry cabinets, stainless Monogram appliances, and the 48 inch built-in refrigerator are going to be hard to say goodbye to for this homeowner.

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Many parties and a large wedding rehearsal dinner have been held both inside and outside at the pool, which has been resurfaced in recent years and was painted in June. This home has had a new roof in 2011, new patio doors and some windows, new HVAC in 2009 with an extended warranty that will transfer to a new owner.


Best School District in Kentucky

Anchorage School Kentucky

Anchorage Independant School District

Ranked Number One in Kentucky


Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress — K-PREP test results place Anchorage as the number one school in Kentucky. Anchorage School has historically been a top performing school in the state of Kentucky and has been the reason Anchorage real estate sells so well.  Located less than twenty minutes from the center of Louisville, it is home to many local executives and an easy commute for local doctors based out of the Louisville area and Sounthern Indiana hospitals.

Anchorage Public School Crest

Many people move into the district so they can send their children to the school, which starts students in Kindergarten through 8th grade. For more information about the schools, you can call me,Pam Ruckriegel, at 502-435-5524 and I'll put you in touch with the superintendent, Don Cravens, or principal, Keith Waford.  I have only good things to say about Anchorage School as all three of my children graduated from Anchorage.

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Anchorage City Services

Anchorage SignThe City of Anchorage, KY governs itself for the most part. They have their own mayor, city council, police station, fire department, post office, and school.  Anchorage has that small town appeal while remaining part of the Louisville area. These services are just one of the many reasons so many call Anchorage home. The value of having a local police and fire department is immeasurable.

                The Anchorage Police Department is a 24/7 full service department. They are dedicated to being part of the community not just policing it. They have their own 911 Call Center which employs several people and have 10 full-time police officers. Anchorage prides itself on having well-trained officers that are ready to serve the residents of the community. The police department sits quietly behind the Village Anchor and on any given day, one can sit and return the waves of friendly officers as they patrol by.

     Anchorage Fire Station           The Anchorage Fire Department is located directly in front of City Hall. This fire house is reminiscent of those of the early 1900’s.  In Fact, the decision to make an Independent firehouse for the City of Anchorage was made in 1911 and the firehouse...

Set Sail for Anchorage: A series exploring Anchorage, KY

               Store front Anchorage, KY Yesterday I took a stroll through Anchorage, KY. The sun was shining, temps were in the lower 80’s, and a slight breeze made for the perfect day. I walked past the post office, to the church while admiring the cobblestone and brick paved sidewalks, I stopped to read the names and graduation dates of city members printed on the brick pavers surrounding a city bench.

                I walked on to the award winning Anchorage School. I took the time to read each species of tree that sprinkled the lush front lawn of the school, which provided ample shade. A short train passed by, and as I watch it, my eyesAnchorage School were drawn to the large clock and the emblem of the city sitting peacefully behind it; an anchor.   From there I walked down to the start of the Anchorage Trail, a 1.2 mile path that takes you to E.P Tom Sawyer Park.


Anchorage Trail


Tucked away peacefully in the heart of Anchorage is rare find for those that love the outdoors. The Anchorage Trail is a 2.1 mile trail that connects to EP Tom Sawyer State Park. This trail has everything;Anchorage Trail wooded paths, cobblestone walkways, open grassy fields, wild flowers, a beautiful lake, an amphitheater, and so much more.

The mostly paved trail is clearly marked at all intervals and has several off road paths for bicyclist or those on horseback. This trail is perfect for pet lovers, with several stations containing plastic bags and trash cans for any mess your furry friend leaves behind.  On a recent walk, I was delighted to see so much wildlife. Sitting on one of the many benches along the way, I took a moment to just listen.  The symphony of bird calls made for a serenade so peaceful that I could have fallen asleep. Willow Lake is serene and mesmerizing. The water sparkles in the sunlight reflecting the trees and a few stunning homes that border it.

                This trail was finished in 2008 and made possible by funds from John Schnatter, owner and founder of Papa John’s Pizza. He wanted to preserve a piece of land, free of development,...