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Welcome to Chefornak ...

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Chefornak has a population of 467 people<1> (see below for details).

The coastal city of Chefornak is near sea level<2>.

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

The area code for Chefornak: (907)

The ZIP code for Chefornak: 99561<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Chefornak had a population of 418 people.

The population of Chefornak represents 0.06% of the total population of Alaska (which has 710,231 people), making it the state's 66th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 418 people, the population of Chefornak increased 6.09% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 394 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Chefornak had an population of 467 people. This is an increase of 11.72% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 18.53% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Chefornak ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Kipnuk   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Chefornak

Located in Bethel Census Area

Nightmute   [Map]

Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Chefornak

Located in Bethel Census Area

Toksook Bay   [Map]

Lies 38 miles [61.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Chefornak

Located in Bethel Census Area

Kwigillingok   [Map]

Lies 43 miles [69.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Chefornak

Located in Bethel Census Area

Tununak   [Map]

Lies 44 miles [70.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Chefornak

Located in Bethel Census Area

Kongiganak   [Map]

Lies 49 miles [78.9 km] to the East (E) of Chefornak

Located in Bethel Census Area

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

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 Chefornak. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Chefornak ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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 Chefornak.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Chefornak - 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 Chefornak). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Chefornak 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Chefornak) 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 Chefornak. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Chefornak

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chefornak. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 60.1588, Longitude: -164.2791     [Map].

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