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Welcome to Wood River ...

A typical abbreviation for Wood River: Wood Riv.

Wood River is near sea level<1>.

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

Wood River lies within the (907) area code.

Communities near Wood River ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Wood River and not the distance if you drove.<2>.

Community   2015<3>
Population
DirectionDistance
Aleknagik   [Map]   226   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Clark's Point   [Map]   64   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Ekuk   [Map]   ---   S   18 miles [29 km]
Ekwok   [Map]   118   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Manokotak   [Map]   456   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
New Stuyahok   [Map]   526   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Wood River.

Communities Also Named Wood River ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Wood River - they are located in Illinois and Nebraska.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Wood River.

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 Wood River. 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 Wood River.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Wood River:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wood River ...

Looking for more information about Wood River? 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.

Looking for more information about Wood River? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Wood River, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Wood River.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be 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) Wood River. 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
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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
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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 Wood River. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wood River - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting from Wood River. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Wood River) 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 Wood River. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Wood River

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wood River. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 59.0692, Longitude: -158.4411     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wood River have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Wood River.

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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 Wood River.



 
 
 

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