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Bettles, Alaska

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Welcome to Bettles ...

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Bettles has a population of 12 people<1> (see below for details).

The city of Bettles was named Bettles before it was changed to Bettles.

The city of Bettles is 630 feet [192 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Bettles is located in the (907) area code.

The ZIP code for Bettles: 99726<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bettles had a population of 12 people.

With a 2010 count of 12 people, the population of Bettles decreased 72.09% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 43 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Bettles had an population of 12 people (or a decrease of 72.09% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Bettles ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Bettles and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2016
Alatna   [Map]   ---   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Allakaket   [Map]   106   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Coldfoot   [Map]   ---   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]
New Allakaket   [Map]   ---   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Old Bettles   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Prospect Creek Camp - Historic   [Map]   ---   E   23 miles [37 km]

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bettles ...

Looking for more information about Bettles? 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 Bettles, 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 Bettles.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found 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) Bettles. 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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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 Bettles.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bettles - 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 Bettles). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Bettles 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 from Bettles. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bettles) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Bettles. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bettles

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bettles. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 66.9173, Longitude: -151.5160     [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 Bettles.