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Welcome to Craig ...

The coastal city of Craig is located on the west coast of Prince of Wales Island.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Craig has a population of 1,301 people<1> (see below for details).

Craig is 240 feet [73 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Craig is within the boundaries of the (907) area code.

The ZIP code for Craig: 99921<3>

Websites for Craig ...

Official Website: www.craigak.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Craig had an population of 1,301 people. This is an increase of 8.33% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.87% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Craig had a population of 1,201 people.

The population of Craig represents 0.17% of the population of Alaska (which has 710,231 people), making it the state's 25th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,201 people, the population of Craig decreased 14.03% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,397 people).

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

Communities Also Named Craig ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 28 communities that are also named Craig - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, California (2), Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (2), Michigan, Mississippi (2), Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma (2), Pennsylvania, Texas and Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Craig.

Communities near Craig ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Craig.

  • Klawock
  • Waterfall
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waterfall have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waterfall
    • Waterfall lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Craig
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterfall
  • Hollis
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hollis have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hollis
    • Hollis lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the east of Craig
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hollis
  • Hydaburg
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    • Polk Inlet
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Polk Inlet have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Polk Inlet
      • Polk Inlet lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<4> to the east of Craig
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Polk Inlet
    • Naukati Bay
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Naukati Bay have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Naukati Bay
      • Naukati Bay lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<4> to the north of Craig
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Naukati Bay
    • Thorne Bay
    • Kasaan
    • Port Alice
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Port Alice have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Alice
      • Port Alice lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Craig
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Alice
    • Tokeen
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tokeen have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tokeen
      • Tokeen lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<4> to the north of Craig
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tokeen

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Craig ...

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

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The official website for Craig: www.craigak.com/

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 Craig.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Craig - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 Craig). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Craig or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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- Craig) 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 Craig. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Craig

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Craig. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 55.4768, Longitude: -133.1406    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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