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Point Hope, Alaska

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Welcome to Point Hope ...

A typical abbreviation for Point Hope: Pt. Hope

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, Point Hope has a population of 701 people<1> (see below for details).

The coastal city of Point Hope is near sea level<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Point Hope: (907)

The ZIP code for Point Hope: 99766<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Point Hope had a population of 674 people.

The population of Point Hope represents 0.09% of the total population of Alaska (which has 710,231 people), making it the state's 42nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 674 people, the population of Point Hope decreased 10.96% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 757 people).

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Point Hope had an population of 701 people. This is an increase of 4.01% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.4% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Point Hope.

Communities near Point Hope ...

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

Community   DirectionDistance
Chariot   [Map]     SE   30 miles [48.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Point Hope ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Point Hope - it's located in Ohio.

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

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 Point Hope. 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 Point Hope.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Page for Point Hope ...

Looking for more information about Point Hope? 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.

You can learn more by visiting the TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Point Hope.

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) Point Hope. 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.

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Point Hope. 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 Point Hope.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Point Hope - 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 Point Hope). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Point Hope 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 starts in Point Hope. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Point Hope) 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 Point Hope. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Point Hope

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Point Hope. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 68.3490, Longitude: -166.7353     [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 Point Hope.


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