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Akiak, Alaska

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Welcome to Akiak ...

The city of Akiak is located on the west bank of the Kuskokwim River.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Akiak has a population of 391 people<1> (see below for details).

Akiak is near sea level<2>.

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

Akiak lies within the (907) area code.

The ZIP code for Akiak: 99552<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Akiak had a population of 346 people.

The population of Akiak represents 0.05% of the total population of Alaska (which has 710,231 people), making it the state's 80th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 346 people, the population of Akiak increased 11.97% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 309 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Akiak had an population of 391 people. This is an increase of 13.01% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 26.54% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Akiak ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Akiak and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Chuathbaluk   [Map]   124   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Crooked Creek   [Map]   ---   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Holy Cross   [Map]   167   N   43 miles [69.2 km]
Kalskag   [Map]   ---   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Lower Kalskag   [Map]   309   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Upper Kalskag   [Map]   231   W   26 miles [41.8 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Akiak. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Akiak.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Akiak ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Akiak. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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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 Akiak.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Akiak - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 Akiak). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Akiak or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Akiak) 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 Akiak. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Akiak

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Akiak. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 61.5819, Longitude: -159.5368     [Map].

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