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Welcome to Atka ...

The coastal city of Atka is located on Atka Island (in the Aleutians_.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Atka, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1938.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Atka has a population of 83 people<1> (see below for details).

Atka is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The ZIP code for Atka: 99547<3>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Atka had an population of 83 people. This is an increase of 36.07% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.78% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Atka had a population of 61 people.

With a 2010 count of 61 people, the population of Atka decreased 33.7% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 92 people).

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Page for Atka ...

Looking for more information about Atka? 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.

You can learn more by visiting the TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Atka.

Adding Atka to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Atka was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<4>

From that list, the Atka post office opened in 1938.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Atka.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Atka. 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 Atka.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Atka - 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 Atka). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Atka or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:




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