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Aniak, Alaska

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Welcome to Aniak ...

The city of Aniak is located at the head of Aniak Slough.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Aniak has a population of 543 people<1> (see below for details).

Aniak is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Aniak: (907)

The ZIP code for Aniak: 99557<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Aniak had a population of 501 people.

The population of Aniak represents 0.07% of the total population of Alaska (which has 710,231 people), making it the state's 56th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 501 people, the population of Aniak decreased 12.41% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 572 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Aniak had an population of 543 people. This is an increase of 8.38% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.07% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Aniak ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Aniak and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2016
Chuathbaluk   [Map]   126   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Crooked Creek   [Map]   ---   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Holy Cross   [Map]   173   N   43 miles [69.2 km]
Kalskag   [Map]   ---   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Lower Kalskag   [Map]   309   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Upper Kalskag   [Map]   231   W   26 miles [41.8 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Aniak. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Aniak.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Aniak ...

Looking for more information about Aniak? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Aniak, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Aniak.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Aniak. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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

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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 Aniak.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Aniak - 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 Aniak). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Aniak 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' (or point-to-point) distance starting from Aniak. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Aniak) 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 Aniak. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Aniak

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Aniak. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 61.5813, Longitude: -159.5352     [Map].

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Aniak.