Kentucky Atlas and Gazetteer

Anchorage, Kentucky

Anchorage is an eastern Jefferson county city and Louisville suburb founded circa 1855 by Edward D. Hobbs, president of the Louisville and Frankfort Railroad, as a station on that railroad. Anchorage was incorporated in 1878. The post office opened as Hobbs Station in 1865, was renamed Anchorage in 1872 for the home of James W. Goslee, a retired riverboat captain, and closed in 1965. The population in 2010 was 2,348.


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