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Welcome to Ambler ...

The city of Ambler is located on the Kobuk River, near the confluence of the Ambler and the Kobuk Rivers.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Ambler has a population of 263 people<1> (see below for details).

Ambler is 130 feet [40 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Ambler: (907)

The ZIP code for Ambler: 99786<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ambler had a population of 258 people.

The population of Ambler represents 0.04% of the population of Alaska (which has 710,231 people), making it the state's 92nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 258 people, the population of Ambler decreased 16.5% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 309 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Ambler had an population of 263 people. This is an increase of 1.94% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.89% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Ambler ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Bornite   [Map]   ---   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Kobuk   [Map]   156   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Shungnak   [Map]   268   SE   23 miles [37 km]

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

Communities Also Named Ambler ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Ambler - they are located in California, Indiana, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania and South Carolina.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Ambler.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ambler.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Ambler:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ambler ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Alaska: alaska.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ambler.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ambler - 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 Ambler). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ambler 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ambler) 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 Ambler. 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 Ambler

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ambler. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 67.0867, Longitude: -157.8582     [Map].

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