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Eureka, Alaska

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 The location of Eureka 

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Welcome to Eureka ...

When the people of Eureka refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Eurekan<1>

Eureka is 750 feet [229 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Eureka is located in the (907) area code.

Communities near Eureka ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   DirectionDistance
Manley Hot Springs   [Map]     SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Minto   [Map]     E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Rampart   [Map]     N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Woodchopper   [Map]     W   24 miles [38.6 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Eureka.

Communities Also Named Eureka ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 68 communities that are also named Eureka - they are located in Alabama (2), Alaska, California (2), Colorado, Florida (2), Georgia (3), Illinois, Indiana (3), Iowa (3), Kansas (6), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (4), Montana (2), Nebraska, Nevada (2), New York, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina (2), South Dakota, Tennessee (4), Texas (5), Utah, Virginia, Washington (2), West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

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 Eureka. 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 Eureka.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Eureka ...

Looking for more information about Eureka? 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.

Looking for more information about Eureka? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Eureka, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Eureka.

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) Eureka. 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
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Eureka. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Alaska: alaska.gov/







Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Eureka refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Eureka may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance from Eureka. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Eureka) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Eureka. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Eureka

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Eureka. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 65.1794, Longitude: -150.2144     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Eureka have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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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 Eureka.



 
 
 

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