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. Originally known as Hobbs Station, it was renamed Anchorage for the home of James W. Goslee, a retired riverboat captain.
Anchorage was incorporated in 1878.
The post office opened as Hobbs Station in 1865, was renamed Anchorage in 1872, and closed in 1965.
The population in 2020 was 2,499.
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