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Alatna, Alaska

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Census Data for Alatna ...

As far as we can tell, Alatna has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

While we don't have census information for Alatna, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

  • Allakaket
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Allakaket
    • Allakaket lies less than 2 miles<1> to the east of Alatna
    • The population in 2019 was estimated at 161 people. This represents a 53.33% increase since 2010.The 2010 Census gave a population of 105 people.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Allakaket
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Allakaket<2>
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Miscellaneous Information for Alatna ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has used one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either or the community of Alatna:

  • The GNIS Codes ...
    • The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Alatna:
    • GNIS ID for Alatna: 1865542
    • GNIS ID for State of Alaska: 1785533
  • The FIPS Codes ...
    • An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):
    • State Code: 02 (Alaska)
    • Place Code: 01305 (Alatna)
    • State & Place Code: 02/01305 (Alaska / Alatna)
  • Misc. Census Codes ...
    • Alatna is located in Census Region #4 (the West Region) and Division #9 (the Pacific Division).

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Alatna.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Alaska:

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The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

Footnotes ...

<1>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- Alatna) 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 Alatna. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alatna

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alatna. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 66.5572, Longitude: -152.7072       In this case, the coordinates for Alatna have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
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