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Bear Creek, Alaska

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The location of Bear Creek

Welcome to Bear Creek ...

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

A typical abbreviation for Bear Creek: Bear Crk. (or less commonly used: Bear Ck. or Bear Cr.)

Bear Creek is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Bear Creek is located in the (907) area code.

Communities near Bear Creek ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Chenega Bay   [Map]   ---   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Cooper Landing   [Map]   ---   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Crown Point   [Map]   ---   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Gleason - Historic   [Map]   ---   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Lawing   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Lowell Point   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Bear Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 39 communities that are also named Bear Creek - they are located in Alabama (3), Arkansas, British Columbia (2), California (2), Colorado, Florida, Kansas, Louisiana (2), Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi (2), Montana, New York, North Carolina (3), Ohio (2), Ontario, Oregon, Saskatchewan, South Dakota, Tennessee (2), Texas (5), West Virginia, Wisconsin and Yukon.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Bear Creek.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Bear Creek. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bear Creek.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bear Creek ...

Looking for more information about Bear Creek? 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.

Looking for more information about Bear Creek? 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 Bear Creek, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Bear Creek.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bear Creek. 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.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bear Creek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 from Point A (ie- Bear Creek) 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 Bear Creek. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bear Creek

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bear Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 60.1642, Longitude: -149.3950     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bear Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bear Creek.

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