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Welcome to Chevak ...

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Chevak has a population of 1,060 people<1> (see below for details).

The city of Chevak is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Chevak: (907)

The ZIP code for Chevak: 99563<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Chevak had a population of 938 people.

The population of Chevak represents 0.13% of the population of Alaska (which has 710,231 people), making it the state's 31st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 938 people, the population of Chevak increased 22.61% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 765 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Chevak had an population of 1,060 people. This is an increase of 13.01% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 38.56% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Chevak ...

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 driving.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Hooper Bay   [Map]   1,208   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Scammon Bay   [Map]   530   N   21 miles [33.8 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Chevak.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Chevak ...

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

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Chevak. 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 Chevak.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chevak. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 61.5280, Longitude: -165.5878     [Map].

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