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Baranof, Alaska

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Welcome to Baranof ...

The location of Baranof has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Baranof is 90 feet [27 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Baranof: (907)

Communities near Baranof ...

We have created a list of 6 communities that are near Baranof.

  • Sitka
  • Angoon
  • Chatham
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chatham have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chatham
    • Chatham lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<3> to the north of Baranof
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chatham
  • Kake
  • Rowan Bay
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rowan Bay
    • Rowan Bay lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Baranof
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rowan Bay
  • Tenakee Springs

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

We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Baranof. See our Newspapers Page for Baranof.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Baranof ...

Looking for more information about Baranof? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Baranof, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Baranof.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Baranof - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Baranof) 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 Baranof. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Baranof

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Baranof. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 57.0894, Longitude: -134.8331       In this case, the coordinates for Baranof have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






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