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Saint George Island, Alaska

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Welcome to Saint George Island ...

Although we found mention of Saint George Island during our research, we really don't have any information about it.<1> Given the context of how Saint George Island was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it's a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists.

We've added Saint George Island to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. We would especially like to find the location of Saint George Island - knowing its coordinates, we can explore things like its relationship to neighboring communities, nearby cemeteries, etc. If you can help us with Saint George Island, please Contact Us.




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

We believe that Saint George Island would be found within the (907) area code.

The ZIP code for Saint George Island: 99591<2>

Communities Also Named Saint George Island ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Saint George Island - it's located in Maryland.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went south past Saint George Island and then turned east". While Saint George Island could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Saint George Island as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. The community might still exist or it might have existed for just a short period of time. Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, families in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc.

Also keep in mind that Saint George Island could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong . Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community.

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<2>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 community (such as Saint George Island). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Saint George Island or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<3>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Saint George Island.



 
 
 

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