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Welcome to Anvik ...

The city of Anvik is located on the Anvik River, west of the Yukon River.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Anvik has a population of 82 people<1> (see below for details).

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

Anvik is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Anvik is within the boundaries of the (907) area code.

The ZIP code for Anvik: 99558<3>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Anvik had an population of 82 people. This is a decrease of 3.53% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 21.15% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Anvik had a population of 85 people.

The population of Anvik represents 0.01% of the total population of Alaska (which has 710,231 people), making it the state's 136th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 85 people, the population of Anvik decreased 18.27% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 104 people).

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

Communities near Anvik ...

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

  • Grayling
  • Shageluk
  • Holikachuk
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    • Holikachuk lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Anvik
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holikachuk have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Holy Cross

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Anvik ...

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

Adding Anvik to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Anvik in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Anvik was on a map titled Map of Alaska (from Rand McNally, 1897).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Anvik on our Genealogy Page.

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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 Anvik.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Anvik - 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 Anvik). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Anvik 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Anvik) 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 Anvik. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AnvikOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Anvik. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 62.6543, Longitude: -160.2019    
<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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