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Cold Bay, Alaska

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Welcome to Cold Bay ...

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Cold Bay has a population of 128 people<1> (see below for details).

The coastal city of Cold Bay is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Cold Bay is located in the (907) area code.

The ZIP code for Cold Bay: 99571<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Cold Bay had a population of 108 people.

The population of Cold Bay represents 0.02% of the population of Alaska (which has 710,231 people), making it the state's 126th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 108 people, the population of Cold Bay increased 22.73% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 88 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Cold Bay had an population of 128 people. This is an increase of 18.52% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 45.45% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Cold Bay.

Communities near Cold Bay ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Cold Bay and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017
False Pass   [Map]   44   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
King Cove   [Map]   1,014   SE   18 miles [29 km]

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

See 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 Cold Bay. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cold Bay ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 Cold Bay.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cold Bay. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 55.2058, Longitude: -162.7172     [Map].

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