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Welcome to Douglas (aka 'Aievak') ...

Douglas is located in the Alaskan Pan Handle.

Douglas was established in 1881.

Douglas is near sea level<1>.

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

The area code for Douglas: (907)

The ZIP code for Douglas: 99824<2>

Communities near Douglas ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Auke Bay   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the Northwest (NW) of Douglas

Located in Juneau City and Borough

Cube Cove   [Map]

Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Douglas

Located in Hoonah-Angoon Census Area

Freshwater Bay   [Map]

Lies 36 miles [57.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Douglas

Located in Hoonah-Angoon Census Area

Excursion Inlet   [Map]

Lies 39 miles [62.8 km] to the West (W) of Douglas

Located in Hoonah-Angoon Census Area

Hoonah   [Map]

Lies 39 miles [62.8 km] to the West (W) of Douglas

Located in Hoonah-Angoon Census Area

Tulsequah   [Map]

Lies 39 miles [62.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Douglas

Whitestone Logging Camp   [Map]

Lies 40 miles [64.4 km] to the West (W) of Douglas

Located in Hoonah-Angoon Census Area

Tenakee Springs   [Map]

Lies 45 miles [72.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Douglas

Located in Hoonah-Angoon Census Area

Gustavus   [Map]

Lies 49 miles [78.9 km] to the West (W) of Douglas

Located in Hoonah-Angoon Census Area

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

Communities Also Named Douglas ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 51 communities that are also named Douglas - they are located in Alabama (2), Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois (3), Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky (3), Louisiana, Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Missouri (2), Montana, Nebraska, Nevada (2), New Brunswick, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio (2), Oklahoma (3), Ontario (2), Oregon, Prince Edward Island, South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Texas, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia (2) and Wyoming.

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Douglas. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Douglas.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Douglas ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Alaska: alaska.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Douglas - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>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 community (such as Douglas). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Douglas or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<3>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Douglas) 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 Douglas. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Douglas

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Douglas. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 58.2781, Longitude: -134.3959     [Map].

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