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Dillingham, Alaska

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Welcome to Dillingham ...

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Dillingham has a population of 2,360 people<1> (see below for details).

The coastal city of Dillingham is 80 feet [24 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Dillingham lies within the (907) area code.

The ZIP code for Dillingham: 99576<3>

Websites for Dillingham ...

Official Website:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Dillingham had an population of 2,360 people. This is an increase of 1.33% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.3% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Dillingham had a population of 2,329 people.

The population of Dillingham represents 0.33% of the population of Alaska (which has 710,231 people), making it the state's 21st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,329 people, the population of Dillingham decreased 5.56% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,466 people).

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

Communities Also Named Dillingham ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Dillingham - they are located in Colorado, Kentucky, North Carolina and North Dakota.

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

Communities near Dillingham ...

We have created a list of 6 communities that are near Dillingham.

  • Aleknagik
  • Clark's Point
  • Ekuk
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ekuk have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Ekuk lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Dillingham
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ekuk
  • Manokotak
  • Portage Creek
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Portage Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Portage Creek
    • Portage Creek lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<4> to the east of Dillingham
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portage Creek
  • Ekwok

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Dillingham. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Dillingham.

We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Dillingham. Our list includes 14 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Dillingham.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dillingham ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dillingham. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 59.0406, Longitude: -158.4631    
<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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