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Alaganik, Alaska

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Welcome to Alaganik ...

The location of Alaganik has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Alaganik is 80 feet [24 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Alaganik is within the boundaries of the (907) area code.

Communities near Alaganik ...

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

  • Cordova
  • Eyak
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eyak
    • Eyak lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the west of Alaganik
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eyak have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eyak
  • Orca
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orca
    • Orca lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northwest of Alaganik
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orca
  • Katalla - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Katalla
    • Katalla was located 29 miles [46.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Alaganik
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Katalla have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alaganik ...

Looking for more information about Alaganik? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Alaganik, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Alaganik.

Adding Alaganik to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Alaganik in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Alaganik was on a map titled Map of Alaska (from Rand McNally, 1897).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Alaganik on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alaganik - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Alaganik) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alaganik. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 60.4442, Longitude: -145.2158       In this case, the coordinates for Alaganik have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






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