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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 2019, Aniak has a population of 552 people<1> (see below for details).

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

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

Aniak is located in the (907) area code.

The ZIP code for Aniak: 99557<3>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Aniak had an population of 552 people. This is an increase of 10.18% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.5% since the 2000 Census).

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).

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

Communities near Aniak ...

We have created a list of 4 communities that are near Aniak.

  • Chuathbaluk
  • Kalskag
  • Upper Kalskag
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Upper Kalskag
    • Upper Kalskag lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<4> to the west of Aniak
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 235 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Upper Kalskag have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Upper Kalskag
  • Lower Kalskag

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

We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Aniak. See our Newspapers 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 can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Aniak, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Aniak.

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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.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Aniak - 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 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).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AniakOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Aniak. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 61.5813, Longitude: -159.5352    
<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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