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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 2019, Ambler has a population of 262 people<1> (see below for details).

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

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 ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ambler had an population of 262 people. This is an increase of 1.55% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.21% since the 2000 Census).

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).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Ambler ...

We have created a list of 3 communities that are near Ambler.

  • Shungnak
  • Bornite
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    • Bornite lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<4> to the east of Ambler
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bornite have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Kobuk

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 ...

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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 Ambler.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ambler - 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 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).
<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 from Point A (ie- Ambler) 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 Ambler. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: 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    
<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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