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Akhiok, Alaska

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Welcome to Akhiok ...

The coastal city of Akhiok is located on Alitak Bay, at the southern end of Kodiak Island.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Akhiok has a population of 70 people<1> (see below for details).

Akhiok is 260 feet [79 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Akhiok is located in the (907) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Akhiok had an population of 70 people. This is a decrease of 1.41% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.5% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Akhiok had a population of 71 people.

With a 2010 count of 71 people, the population of Akhiok decreased 11.25% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 80 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Akhiok.

Communities near Akhiok ...

We have created a list of 4 communities that are near Akhiok.

  • Old Harbor
  • McCord
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McCord have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • McCord lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<3> to the east of Akhiok
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  • Larsen Bay
  • Karluk

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Akhiok ...

Looking for more information about Akhiok? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Akhiok, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Akhiok.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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 Akhiok.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Akhiok - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Akhiok) 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 Akhiok. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Akhiok

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Akhiok. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 56.9455, Longitude: -154.1716    
<4>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






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