RoadsideThoughs depends on cookies for its operation. Please refer to our Privacy page for details. By closing this banner or continuing to browse RoadsideThoughts, you agree to the use of cookies.

A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
>> >> >>

Kivalina, Alaska

Nearby Census Genealogy
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Other AK

 The location of Kivalina 

Click for Interactive Map

Click for Interactive Map
Click here for an interactive map for .
Learn About
The Commemorative
Quarter for
The Commemorative Quarter for Alaska

Welcome to Kivalina ...

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, Kivalina has a population of 388 people<1> (see below for details).

The city of Kivalina is near sea level<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Kivalina: (907)

The ZIP code for Kivalina: 99750<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Kivalina had a population of 374 people.

The population of Kivalina represents 0.05% of the population of Alaska (which has 710,231 people), making it the state's 76th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 374 people, the population of Kivalina has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 377 people).

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Kivalina had an population of 388 people. This is an increase of 3.74% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.92% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Kivalina ...

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 you are going to drive it.<4>.

Community   DirectionDistance
Chariot   [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Noatak   [Map]     E   42 miles [67.6 km]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kivalina ...

Looking for more information about Kivalina? 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 Kivalina, 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 Kivalina.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning 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) Kivalina. 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
 RV PartsCemeteries
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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Alaska

About Alaska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Alaska:

Footnotes ...

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

- Return to Citation

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

- Return to Citation

<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 Kivalina). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Kivalina or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

- Return to Citation

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kivalina. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 67.7271, Longitude: -164.5376     [Map].

- Return to Citation

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

- Return to Citation

For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Kivalina.


Tidbits &
Other   AK

Sitemap Privacy
of Use


Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

Copyright 2016
All Rights Reserved
This page was last modified: 19 Oct 2016
By John Hall