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Drift River, Alaska

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Census Data for Drift River ...

As far as we can tell, Drift River has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

While we don't have census information for Drift River, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

  • Kenai
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    • Kenai lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the east of Drift River
    • The population in 2019 was estimated at 7,807 people. This represents a 9.96% increase since 2010.The 2010 Census gave a population of 7,100 people.
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  • Soldotna
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    • Soldotna lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the east of Drift River
    • The population in 2019 was estimated at 4,719 people. This represents a 13.36% increase since 2010.The 2010 Census gave a population of 4,163 people.
    • Soldotna has also been known as:
    • Soldatna
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Miscellaneous Information for Drift River ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has used one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either or the community of Drift River:

  • The GNIS Codes ...
    • The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Drift River:
    • GNIS ID for Drift River: 1419700
    • GNIS ID for State of Alaska: 1785533
  • Misc. Census Codes ...
    • Drift River is located in Census Region #4 (the West Region) and Division #9 (the Pacific Division).

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Drift River.

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Footnotes ...

<1>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- Drift River) 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 Drift River. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Drift River

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Drift River. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 60.5917, Longitude: -152.1611       In this case, the coordinates for Drift River have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
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