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Dobson Landing, Alaska

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Welcome to Dobson Landing ...

A typical abbreviation for Dobson Landing: Dobson Lndg. (or less commonly used: Dobson Lndng.)

Dobson Landing is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Note: If you leave Dobson Landing and travel east, you will leave Alaskan Time and cross into the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT).

Dobson Landing lies within the (907) area code.

Communities near Dobson Landing ...

We have created a list of 7 communities that are near Dobson Landing.

  • Juneau
  • Auke Bay
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Auke Bay have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Auke Bay
    • Auke Bay lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the southeast of Dobson Landing
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Auke Bay
  • Fairhaven
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairhaven
    • Fairhaven lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the south of Dobson Landing
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairhaven
  • Douglas
  • Continue List   (3 more) ...
    • Excursion Inlet
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Excursion Inlet
      • Excursion Inlet lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the west of Dobson Landing
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Excursion Inlet
    • Gustavus
    • Hoonah

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 Dobson Landing. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Dobson Landing.

We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Dobson Landing. See our Newspapers Page for Dobson Landing.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dobson Landing ...

Looking for more information about Dobson Landing? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Dobson Landing, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Dobson Landing.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dobson Landing - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Dobson Landing) 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 Dobson Landing. 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 Dobson Landing

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dobson Landing. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 58.4916, Longitude: -134.7859    
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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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