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Chatham, Alaska

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Census Data for Chatham ...

As far as we can tell, Chatham has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

While we don't have census information for Chatham, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

  • Angoon
  • Tenakee Springs
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tenakee Springs
    • Tenakee Springs lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Chatham
    • The population in 2019 was estimated at 135 people. This represents a 3.05% increase since 2010.The 2010 Census gave a population of 131 people.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tenakee Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tenakee Springs<2>
  • Sitka
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sitka
    • Sitka lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Chatham
    • The population in 2019 was estimated at 8,493 people. This represents a 4.37% decrease since 2010.The 2010 Census gave a population of 8,881 people.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sitka
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sitka<2>

Miscellaneous Information for Chatham ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has used one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either or the community of Chatham:

  • The GNIS Codes ...
    • The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Chatham:
    • GNIS ID for Chatham: 1420994
    • GNIS ID for State of Alaska: 1785533
  • The FIPS Codes ...
    • An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):
    • State Code: 02 (Alaska)
    • Place Code: 12470 (Chatham)
    • State & Place Code: 02/12470 (Alaska / Chatham)
  • Misc. Census Codes ...
    • Chatham is located in Census Region #4 (the West Region) and Division #9 (the Pacific Division).

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Chatham.

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

The official website for State of Alaska:

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The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Chatham) 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 Chatham. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Chatham

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chatham. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 57.5153, Longitude: -134.9436       In this case, the coordinates for Chatham have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
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