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Welcome to Alakanuk ...

The coastal city of Alakanuk is located at the east entrance of Alakanuk Pass.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Alakanuk has a population of 762 people<1> (see below for details).

Alakanuk is near sea level<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Alakanuk: (907)

The ZIP code for Alakanuk: 99554<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Alakanuk had a population of 677 people.

The population of Alakanuk represents 0.1% of the total population of Alaska (which has 710,231 people), making it the state's 41st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 677 people, the population of Alakanuk increased 3.83% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 652 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Alakanuk had an population of 762 people. This is an increase of 12.56% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 16.87% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Alakanuk ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017
Emmonak   [Map]   823   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Fish Village   [Map]   ---   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Kotlik   [Map]   629   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Mountain Village   [Map]   864   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Nunam Iqua   [Map]   204   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alakanuk ...

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

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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 Alakanuk.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alakanuk. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 62.6852, Longitude: -164.6597     [Map].

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