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The location of Cape Nome













Welcome to Cape Nome ...

The location of Cape Nome has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Cape Nome is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Cape Nome lies within the (907) area code.

Communities near Cape Nome ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Cape Nome and not the distance as if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirDistance
Bluff   [Map]   ---   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Council   [Map]   ---   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Nome   [Map]   3,841   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Salmon Lake   [Map]   ---   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Solomon   [Map]   ---   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
White Mountain   [Map]   202   E   48 miles [77.2 km]

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

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 Cape Nome. 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 Cape Nome.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Cape Nome:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cape Nome ...

Looking for more information about Cape Nome? 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.

Looking for more information about Cape Nome? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Cape Nome, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Cape Nome.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cape Nome - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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- Cape Nome) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cape Nome. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 64.4639, Longitude: -164.9594     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cape Nome have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Cape Nome.

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