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Akutan, Alaska

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Welcome to Akutan ...

The coastal city of Akutan is located on Akutan Island (in the Aleutians).

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Akutan has a population of 1,042 people<1> (see below for details).

Akutan was established in 1878.

The community of Akutan is near sea level<2>.

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

Akutan lies within the (907) area code.

The ZIP code for Akutan: 99553<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Akutan had a population of 1,027 people.

The population of Akutan represents 0.14% of the population of Alaska (which has 710,231 people), making it the state's 27th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,027 people, the population of Akutan increased 44.04% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 713 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Akutan had an population of 1,042 people. This is an increase of 1.46% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 46.14% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Akutan ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

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

Community   2017
Dutch Harbor   [Map]   ---   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Unalaska   [Map]   4,524   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]

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

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 Akutan. 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 Akutan.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Akutan ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Akutan. 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 Akutan.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Akutan - 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 Akutan). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Akutan 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Akutan) 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 Akutan. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Akutan

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Akutan. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.1339, Longitude: -165.7783     [Map].

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