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Chitina, Alaska

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The location of Chitina

Welcome to Chitina ...

The pronunciation of Chitina: CHIT-nuh<1>

Chitina is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Chitina is within the (907) area code.

The ZIP code for Chitina: 99566<3>

Communities near Chitina ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Kenny Lake   [Map]

Lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Chitina

Located in Valdez-Cordova Census Area

Tonsina   [Map]

Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the West (W) of Chitina

Located in Valdez-Cordova Census Area

Copper Center   [Map]

Lies 41 miles [66 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Chitina

Located in Valdez-Cordova Census Area

Tazlina   [Map]

Lies 48 miles [77.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Chitina

Located in Valdez-Cordova Census Area

McCarthy   [Map]

Lies 50 miles [80.5 km] to the East (E) of Chitina

Located in Valdez-Cordova Census Area

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

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 Chitina. 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 Chitina.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Chitina ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Chitina. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Chitina - 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 community (such as Chitina). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Chitina 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 from Point A (ie- Chitina) 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 Chitina. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Chitina

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chitina. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 61.5166, Longitude: -144.4396     [Map].

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This page was last modified: 15 Sep 2019