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Aleknagik, Alaska

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Welcome to Aleknagik ...

The coastal city of Aleknagik is located at the southeast end of Lake Aleknagik.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Aleknagik has a population of 221 people<1> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Aleknagik.

Aleknagik is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Aleknagik lies within the (907) area code.

The ZIP code for Aleknagik: 99555<3>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Aleknagik had an population of 221 people. This is an increase of 0.91% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Aleknagik had a population of 219 people.

The population of Aleknagik represents 0.03% of the population of Alaska (which has 710,231 people), making it the state's 102nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 219 people, the population of Aleknagik has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 221 people).

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

Communities near Aleknagik ...

We have created a list of 5 communities that are near Aleknagik.

  • Dillingham
  • Wood River
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    • Wood River lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Aleknagik
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wood River have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Manokotak
  • Clark's Point
  • Ekwok

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Aleknagik ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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 Aleknagik.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Aleknagik - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 Aleknagik). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Aleknagik or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Aleknagik) 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 Aleknagik. 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 AleknagikOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Aleknagik. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 59.2776, Longitude: -158.6233    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.






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