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Saint Marys, Alaska

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Welcome to Saint Marys ...

When the people of Saint Marys refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Saint Marysite<1>

A typical abbreviation for Saint Marys: St. Marys

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, Saint Marys has a population of 550 people<2> (see below for details).

The city of Saint Marys is 260 feet [79 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Saint Marys: (907)

The ZIP code for Saint Marys: 99658<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Saint Marys had a population of 507 people.

The population of Saint Marys represents 0.07% of the total population of Alaska (which has 710,231 people), making it the state's 55th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 507 people, the population of Saint Marys increased 1.4% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 500 people).

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Saint Marys had an population of 550 people. This is an increase of 8.48% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Saint Marys.

Communities near Saint Marys ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Saint Marys and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<5>.

Community   2015
Fish Village   [Map]   ---   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Johnnys Village   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Marshall   [Map]   449   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Mountain Village   [Map]   883   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Pilot Station   [Map]   617   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Saint Marys.

Communities Also Named Saint Marys ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 30 communities that are also named Saint Marys - they are located in Colorado (2), Florida, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana (3), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Michigan, Nevada, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia (3), Ohio, Ontario (2), Pennsylvania (2), South Dakota, Tennessee (2), Texas, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

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 Saint Marys. 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 Saint Marys.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Saint Marys:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Saint Marys ...

Looking for more information about Saint Marys? 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 Saint Marys, 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 Saint Marys.

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) Saint Marys. 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 
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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 Saint Marys. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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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 Saint Marys refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Saint Marys may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Saint Marys.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Saint Marys - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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 Saint Marys). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Saint Marys or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting in Saint Marys. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Saint Marys) 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 Saint Marys. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Saint Marys

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saint Marys. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 62.0523, Longitude: -163.1792     [Map].

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Saint Marys.


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