Anchorage KY Real Estate
Map of Anchorage
- The 2021 median home price for Anchorage KY is $695,000.
- Average days on the market is 44.
- Average price per square foot is approximately $238.
The town of Anchorage is located along LaGrange Road in eastern Jefferson County in Louisville, Kentucky. When driving through Anchorage you will notice an abundance of beautiful oak and magnolia trees, picturesque parks with walking paths lined with blooming flowers and its residents walking or biking, enjoying the scenery.
Anchorage, Kentucky is a shady, park town well known for its unique characteristics that have been well preserved over the years. Some distinct characteristics of Anchorage include stone bridges and triangle intersections which are features similar to the Olmsted Park system.
The Anchorage Public School affords children to in the small community to walk to school.
Edward Dorsey Hobbs was one of the first developers of Anchorage. In 1849, Hobbs was a prominent figure in establishing the Louisville and Frankfort Railroad through Anchorage which encouraged the growth of the area.
Anchorage was incorporated in 1878, after the death of James W. Goslee, who called his estate The Anchorage. Goslee hung the anchor of his ship, the Matamora, on the rim of the locomotive wheel which was located at the center of town. This was a symbol of how significant the river and railroad were to the establishment of the town of Anchorage
Anchorage, Kentucky has a reputation for housing some of the areas wealthiest residents. In the late 1800’s, most citizens in Anchorage lived on large, elaborate estates, but as the twentieth century progressed many of the estates divided into smaller plots of land and upscale homes began to be built. More recently, the number of homes in Anchorage, Kentucky has doubled between the years of 1977 and 1997. In 1982, part of Anchorage was named as the Anchorage Historic District,
which was put on the National Register of Historic Places.
Anchorage Louisville KY Real Estate
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