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Anvik, Alaska

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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 2016, Anvik has a population of 86 people<1> (see below for details).

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 located in the (907) area code.

The ZIP code for Anvik: 99558<3>

Population Details ...

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

The population of Anvik represents 0.01% of the 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).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Anvik had an population of 86 people. This is an increase of 1.18% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 17.31% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Anvik ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Anvik and not the distance if you are driving it.<4>.

Community   2016
Grayling   [Map]   213   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Holikachuk   [Map]   ---   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Holy Cross   [Map]   173   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Shageluk   [Map]   81   E   21 miles [33.8 km]

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

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 Anvik. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

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

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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Anvik, 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 Anvik.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding 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) Anvik. 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.

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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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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Anvik.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Anvik - 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 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).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance beginning in Anvik. 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, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Anvik. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Anvik

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Anvik. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 62.6543, Longitude: -160.2019     [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 Anvik.