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Brevig Mission, Alaska

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Welcome to Brevig Mission ...

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Brevig Mission has a population of 397 people<1> (see below for details).

The coastal city of Brevig Mission is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Brevig Mission is located in the (907) area code.

The ZIP code for Brevig Mission: 99785<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Brevig Mission had a population of 388 people.

The population of Brevig Mission represents 0.05% of the total population of Alaska (which has 710,231 people), making it the state's 73rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 388 people, the population of Brevig Mission increased 40.58% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 276 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Brevig Mission had an population of 397 people. This is an increase of 2.32% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 43.84% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Brevig Mission.

Communities near Brevig Mission ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Brevig Mission and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Port Clarence   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Teller   [Map]   234   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Wales   [Map]   149   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]

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

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 Brevig Mission. 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 Brevig Mission.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Brevig Mission:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brevig Mission ...

Looking for more information about Brevig Mission? 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 Brevig Mission, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Brevig Mission.

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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 Brevig Mission.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Brevig Mission - 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 Brevig Mission). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Brevig Mission 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- Brevig Mission) 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 Brevig Mission. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Brevig Mission

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brevig Mission. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 65.3345, Longitude: -166.4870     [Map].

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