Addiction and Treatment Statistics for Copper Center, Alaska

Copper Center, Alaska is an extremely small census-designated place with a population of only 330. If you are planning to enroll in a treatment program near Copper Center, review the information below to learn more about the area.

Nearest Airport

Patients and their visitors who are planning to fly to Alaska should arrive at the Valdez Pioneer Field Airport in order to be as close to Copper Center as possible. This airport is located 65 miles from Copper Center. The next closest airport is the Tatitlek Airport, which is approximately 88 miles away from your final destination.

Typical Weather

The weather in Copper Center is composed of four cool seasons. In the summer, average highs reach 71. Winter highs drop to the single digits, with lows falling well below zero.

Copper Center receives a maximum of 2 inches of precipitation each month, with the most precipitation falling during the month of August.

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If you need a place to stay following your treatment program, or if you have family members coming in for a visit, consider the following lodging options:

  • Aura Borealis Bed and Breakfast
  • The Pioneer Motel (Palmer)
  • Eagle Hotel (Palmer)
  • Knik River Lodge (Palmer)

Employment Opportunities

Copper Center is a small town with few employment opportunities. However, patients who decide to settle down in Copper Center after their treatment plans are complete may be able to find work in nearby cities. Industries with potential employment opportunities include education, healthcare, retail, services and hospitality.

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