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Welcome to Barrow ...

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, Barrow has a population of 4,384 people<1> (see below for details).

The coastal city of Barrow is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Barrow lies in the Alaskan Time Zone (AKST/AKDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Barrow: (907)

The ZIP code for Barrow: 99723<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Barrow had a population of 4,212 people.

The population of Barrow represents 0.59% of the total population of Alaska (which has 710,231 people), making it the state's 13th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,212 people, the population of Barrow decreased 8.06% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,581 people).

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Barrow had an population of 4,384 people. This is an increase of 4.08% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.3% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Barrow.

Communities Also Named Barrow ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Barrow - they are located in Illinois, Newfoundland and Labrador and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Barrow.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Barrow. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Barrow. Our list includes 7 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Barrow:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Barrow ...

Looking for more information about Barrow? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Barrow, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Barrow.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Barrow. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Barrow.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Barrow - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Barrow). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Barrow or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Barrow.



 
 
 

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