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Alatna, Alaska

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Around Alatna ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Allakaket. It lies immediately east of Alatna. Allakaket has a population of 160 people.<1>.

The next largest community is Bettles. It is located about 40 miles [ km] to the northeast of Alatna and has a population of 7 people.

Below is a sample of nearby communities: Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance .<2>

  • Allakaket
  • Arctic City
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    • Arctic City lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the southwest of Alatna
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arctic City have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Bettles
  • New Allakaket
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    • New Allakaket lies less than 2 miles<2> to the southeast of Alatna
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Allakaket have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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Curious and Interesting Names Near Alatna ...

It seems like there is always a nearby community with a name that seems interesting, maybe familiar or just catches our attention in some other way. We've collected some names which strike us as being curious or interesting. Our list can be found on the Tidbits & Trivia Page for Alatna.

Airports Near Alatna ...

When a trip includes a flight, we try to find an airport that best fits our travel plans.<5> To that purpose, we've assembled a list of that are relatively close to Alatna and that information can be found on the Airports Page for Alatna.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit.

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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 Alatna.
<2>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Alatna) 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 Alatna. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AlatnaOur 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).
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.
<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Alatna), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.






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