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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 2019, Akiak has a population of 395 people<1> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Akiak.

Akiak is near sea level<2>.

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

The area code for Akiak: (907)

The ZIP code for Akiak: 99552<3>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Akiak had an population of 395 people. This is an increase of 14.16% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 27.83% since the 2000 Census).

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

The population of Akiak represents 0.05% of the 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).

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

Communities near Akiak ...

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

  • Chuathbaluk
  • Kalskag
  • Upper Kalskag
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Upper Kalskag
    • Upper Kalskag lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<4> to the west of Akiak
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 235 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Upper Kalskag have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Upper Kalskag
  • Lower Kalskag

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 Akiak. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Akiak.

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

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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.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Akiak - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) 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, 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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AkiakOur 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    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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