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Angoon, Alaska

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Welcome to Angoon ...

The coastal city of Angoon is located on Admiralty Island (in the Alaskan Pan Handle), at Kootznahoo Inlet.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Angoon has a population of 460 people<1> (see below for details).

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

Angoon is 120 feet [37 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Angoon: (907)

The ZIP code for Angoon: 99820<3>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Angoon had an population of 460 people. This is an increase of 0.22% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 19.58% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Angoon had a population of 459 people.

The population of Angoon represents 0.06% of the population of Alaska (which has 710,231 people), making it the state's 63rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 459 people, the population of Angoon decreased 19.76% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 572 people).

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

Communities near Angoon ...

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

  • Chatham
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    • Chatham lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Angoon
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chatham have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Cube Cove
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cube Cove
    • Cube Cove lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<4> to the north of Angoon
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cube Cove have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cube Cove
  • Tenakee Springs

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Angoon ...

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

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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 Angoon.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Angoon - 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 Angoon). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Angoon 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Angoon) 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 Angoon. 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 AngoonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Angoon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 57.5012, Longitude: -134.5839    
<5>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.
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






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