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Grayling, Alaska

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Welcome to Grayling ...

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, Grayling has a population of 193 people<1> (see below for details).

The city of Grayling is 730 feet [223 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Grayling is located in the (907) area code.

The ZIP code for Grayling: 99590<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Grayling had a population of 194 people.

The population of Grayling represents 0.03% of the total population of Alaska (which has 710,231 people), making it the state's 106th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 194 people, the population of Grayling has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 194 people).

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Grayling had an population of 193 people. This is a decrease of 0.52% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.52% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Grayling ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Grayling and not the distance if you are driving it.<4>.

Community   2015
Anvik   [Map]   84   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Holikachuk   [Map]   ---   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Holy Cross   [Map]   177   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Shageluk   [Map]   83   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named Grayling ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Grayling - they are located in Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota and Montana (2).

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

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 Grayling. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Grayling ...

Looking for more information about Grayling? 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 Grayling, 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 Grayling.

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) Grayling. 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
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 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.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 Grayling.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Grayling - 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 Grayling). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Grayling or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting from Grayling. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Grayling) 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 Grayling. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Grayling

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grayling. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 62.9074, Longitude: -160.0673     [Map].

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Grayling.


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