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Akiachak, Alaska

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Welcome to Akiachak ...

Akiachak is located on the west bank of the Kuskokwim River.

Akiachak is near sea level<1>.

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

Akiachak lies within the (907) area code.

The ZIP code for Akiachak: 99551<2>

Communities near Akiachak ...

We have created a list of 9 communities that are near Akiachak.

  • Bethel
  • Kwethluk
  • Napaskiak
  • Oscarville
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    • Oscarville lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the southwest of Akiachak
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oscarville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oscarville
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To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Akiachak. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Akiachak.

We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Akiachak. See our Newspapers Page for Akiachak.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Akiachak ...

Looking for more information about Akiachak? 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 Akiachak, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Akiachak.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Akiachak - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 Akiachak). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Akiachak or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Akiachak) 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 Akiachak. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AkiachakOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Akiachak. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 60.9109, Longitude: -161.4363    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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