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Time Zone: Chignik lies in the Alaskan Time Zone (AKST/AKDT)

Telephone Area Code: (907)

ZIP Code: 99564<1>

Elevation: Near sea level<2>

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Chignik)


2016:<3>     87   (4.4% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     91   (15.19% increase since 2000)
2000:     79

Total Area:<4>   15.87 sq. miles [41.1 km²]   - of which 28.26% is water (4.49 sq. miles [11.6 km²])

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<5>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Chignik. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 56.2941, Longitude: -158.4012     [Map].

DMS - Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

Lat:   56° 17' 38"
Lon:   -158° 24' 4"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<6>   Chignik B-2

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Chignik

GNIS ID:   2419368
FIPS State / Place Code:   02 / 13550

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Chignik)

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From the US Census


2016:     741,894   (4.46% increase since 2010)  
2010:     710,231   (13.29% increase since 2000)
2000:     626,932

Websites for State of Alaska

Official Website:   alaska.gov/
Tourism:   www.travelalaska.com/
Parks:   dnr.alaska.gov/parks/
Fishing & Hunting:   www.adfg.state.ak.us/regs/dept_regs.php

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Alaska

GNIS ID:   1785533
FIPS State:   02

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Chignik)

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<1>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 Chignik). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Chignik or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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

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<3>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2016.

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<4>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Chignik. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.

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<5>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Chignik, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<6>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Chignik.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Chignik.