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 The location of Long Island 

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Welcome to Long Island ...

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

A typical abbreviation for Long Island: Long Is. (in Canada, 'Isld.' is the more common abbreviation.)

Long Island is near sea level<2>.

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

Note: If you leave Long Island and travel south, you will leave Alaskan Time and cross into the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT).

Long Island is located in the (907) area code.

Communities near Long Island ...

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 driving it.<3>.

Community   2015<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Craig   [Map]   1,248   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Dora Bay   [Map]   ---   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Hydaburg   [Map]   391   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Kasaan   [Map]   51   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Ketchikan   [Map]   8,197   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Klawock   [Map]   765   N   46 miles [74 km]

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

Communities Also Named Long Island ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Long Island - they are located in Alabama, Alaska, Kansas, Maine (2), Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Newfoundland and Labrador (2), North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Tennessee and Virginia.

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

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 Long Island. 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 Long Island.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Long Island ...

Looking for more information about Long Island? 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 Long Island? 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 Long Island, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Long Island.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be 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) Long Island. 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
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
  Libraries
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.

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Long Island. 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 Long Island 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 Long Island 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 Long Island - 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' distance beginning in Long Island. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Long Island) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Long Island. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Long Island

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Long Island. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.9169, Longitude: -132.6792     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Long Island have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Long Island.

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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 Long Island.



 
 
 

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