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Welcome to Port Chilkoot ...

So far, we have found very little information about Port Chilkoot. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Port Chilkoot to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Port Chilkoot, please Contact Us.




A typical abbreviation for Port Chilkoot: Prt. Chilkoot

While the community is gone, the present day location for Port Chilkoot is near sea level<2>.

Time Zone: The area where Port Chilkoot was located is in the Alaskan Time Zone (AKST/AKDT) and observes daylight saving time

If Port Chilkoot still existed, it would have been in the (907) area code.

Communities near Port Chilkoot ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Port Chilkoot and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<3>.

Community   DirectionDistance
Chilkoot   [Map]     NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Covenant Life   [Map]     NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Dyea - Historic   [Map]     N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Klukwan   [Map]     NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Lutak   [Map]     NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Mosquito Lake   [Map]     NW   30 miles [48.3 km]

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

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 Port Chilkoot. 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 Port Chilkoot.

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Port Chilkoot no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. 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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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Port Chilkoot, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Port Chilkoot - 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' (or point-to-point) distance from Port Chilkoot. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Port Chilkoot) 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 Port Chilkoot. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Port Chilkoot

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Port Chilkoot. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 59.2283, Longitude: -135.4396     [Map].

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Port Chilkoot.



 
 
 

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