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Diamond, Alaska

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Welcome to Diamond ...

So far, we have found very little information about Diamond. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Diamond to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Diamond, please Contact Us.

The location of Diamond has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Diamond is 540 feet [165 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Diamond was located is in the Alaskan Time Zone (AKST/AKDT) and observes daylight saving time

The location where Diamond once stood is in the (907) area code.

Communities near Diamond ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Diamond and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   DirDistance
Lake Minchumina   [Map]     W   42 miles [67.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named Diamond ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 39 communities that are also named Diamond - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, British Columbia, California (3), Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri (3), Nevada, New York, Nova Scotia, Ohio (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Quebec, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia (3) and Wyoming (2).

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

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 Diamond.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Diamond, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>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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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Diamond - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Diamond) 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 Diamond. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Diamond

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Diamond. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 63.8867, Longitude: -150.9031     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Diamond have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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