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Around Bering ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Brevig Mission. It lies just north of Bering. Brevig Mission has a population of 400 people.<1>.

The next largest community is Teller. It lies just northeast of Bering and has a population of 240 people.

The following is a sample of neighboring communities: Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance .<2>

  • Brevig Mission
  • Port Clarence
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Port Clarence have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Port Clarence lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the west of Bering
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  • Teller

Curious and Interesting Names Near Bering ...

It seems like there is always a nearby community with a name that seems interesting, maybe familiar or just catches our attention in some other way. We've collected some names which strike us as being curious or interesting. Our list can be found on the Tidbits & Trivia Page for Bering.

Airports Near Bering ...

When a trip includes a flight, we try to find an airport that best fits our travel plans.<5> To that purpose, we've assembled a list of that are relatively close to Bering and that information can be found on the Airports Page for Bering.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Alaska: alaska.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bering.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bering) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bering. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 65.2000, Longitude: -166.4667       In this case, the coordinates for Bering have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.
<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Bering), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.




 

 

 

 

 


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