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Old Harbor, Alaska

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Welcome to Old Harbor ...

The coastal city of Old Harbor is located on Kodiak Island.

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, Old Harbor has a population of 221 people<1> (see below for details).

Old Harbor is 1,060 feet [323 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Old Harbor is located in the (907) area code.

The ZIP code for Old Harbor: 99643<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Old Harbor had a population of 218 people.

The population of Old Harbor represents 0.03% of the total population of Alaska (which has 710,231 people), making it the state's 103rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 218 people, the population of Old Harbor decreased 8.02% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 237 people).

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Old Harbor had an population of 221 people. This is an increase of 1.38% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.75% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Old Harbor.

Communities near Old Harbor ...

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   2015
Akhiok   [Map]   72   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Chiniak   [Map]   ---   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Karluk   [Map]   ---   NW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Larsen Bay   [Map]   88   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
McCord   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Port Lions   [Map]   197   N   48 miles [77.2 km]

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

Communities Also Named Old Harbor ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Old Harbor - they are located in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Old Harbor.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Old Harbor ...

Looking for more information about Old Harbor? 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 Old Harbor, 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 Old Harbor.

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) Old Harbor. 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 Old Harbor. 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 Old Harbor.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Old Harbor - 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 Old Harbor). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Old Harbor 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' distance that stretches from Old Harbor. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Old Harbor) 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 Old Harbor. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Old Harbor

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Old Harbor. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 57.2066, Longitude: -153.3041     [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 Old Harbor.


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