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Bettles, Alaska

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Welcome to Bettles ...

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, 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

The telephone area code for Bettles: (907)

The ZIP code for Bettles: 99726<3>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bettles had an population of 12 people (or a decrease of 72.09% since the 2000 Census).

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 (which had a count of 43 people).

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

Communities near Bettles ...

We have created a list of 4 communities that are near Bettles.

  • Old Bettles
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Old Bettles have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Old Bettles
    • Old Bettles lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the west of Bettles
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Bettles
  • Prospect Creek Camp - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prospect Creek Camp
    • Prospect Creek Camp was located 23 miles [37 km]<5> to the east of Bettles
  • Prospect Creek
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prospect Creek
    • Prospect Creek lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<5> to the east of Bettles
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  • Allakaket

TripAdvisor Tourism Page 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 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 Bettles.

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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.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bettles - 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 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).
<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>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 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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bettles

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bettles. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 66.9173, Longitude: -151.5160    
<6>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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