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Typical Abbreviation: Big Lk.

Time Zone: Big Lake lies in the Alaskan Time Zone (AKST/AKDT)

Telephone Area Code: (907)

ZIP Code: 99652<1>

Elevation: 140 feet [42.67 m] above sea level<2>

Official Website: www.biglake-ak.com/

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<3>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Big Lake. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 61.5129, Longitude: -149.9862     [Map].

DMS - Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

Lat:   61° 30' 46"
Lon:   -149° 59' 10"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<4>   Anchorage C-8

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Big Lake

GNIS ID:   1893623
FIPS State / Place Code:   02 / 07070

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Big Lake)


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Population

2015:<5>     737,046   (3.78% increase since 2010)  
2010:     710,231   (13.29% increase since 2000)
2000:     626,932

Websites for State of Alaska

Official Website:   alaska.gov/
Tourism:   www.travelalaska.com/
Parks:   dnr.alaska.gov/parks/
Fishing & Hunting:   www.adfg.state.ak.us/regs/dept_regs.php

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Alaska

GNIS ID:   1785533
FIPS State:   02

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Big Lake)

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The official website for Big Lake: www.biglake-ak.com/

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Footnotes ...

<1>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 community (such as Big Lake). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Big Lake or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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

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<3>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Big Lake, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<4>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Big Lake.

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<5>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2015.

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