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Welcome to Bettles ...

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Bettles has a population of 13 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 ...

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).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Bettles had an population of 13 people. This is an increase of 8.33% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 69.77% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Bettles ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Alatna   [Map]   ---   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Allakaket   [Map]   165   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 can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Bettles, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bettles.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bettles. 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 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 'point-to-point' distance. 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 for our own planning, 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     [Map].

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