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Eek, Alaska

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Welcome to Eek ...

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Eek has a population of 312 people<1> (see below for details).

The coastal city of Eek was originally named Ekvicuaqm.

Eek is near sea level<2>.

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

The area code for Eek: (907)

The ZIP code for Eek: 99578<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Eek had a population of 296 people.

The population of Eek represents 0.04% of the population of Alaska (which has 710,231 people), making it the state's 86th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 296 people, the population of Eek increased 5.71% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 280 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Eek had an population of 312 people. This is an increase of 5.41% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 11.43% since the 2000 Census).

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Eek. 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 Eek.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Eek ...

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

Communities near Eek ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Tuntutuliak   [Map]

Lies 23 miles [37 km]<4> to the West (W) of Eek

Located in Bethel Census Area

Quinhagak   [Map]

Lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<4> to the South (S) of Eek

Located in Bethel Census Area

Napakiak   [Map]

Lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<4> to the North (N) of Eek

Located in Bethel Census Area

Kongiganak   [Map]

Lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Eek

Located in Bethel Census Area

Napaskiak   [Map]

Lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<4> to the North (N) of Eek

Located in Bethel Census Area

Oscarville   [Map]

Lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<4> to the North (N) of Eek

Located in Bethel Census Area

Bethel   [Map]

Lies 41 miles [66 km]<4> to the North (N) of Eek

Located in Bethel Census Area

Atmautluak   [Map]

Lies 45 miles [72.4 km]<4> to the North (N) of Eek

Located in Bethel Census Area

Kwethluk   [Map]

Lies 45 miles [72.4 km]<4> to the Northeast (NE) of Eek

Located in Bethel Census Area

Kwigillingok   [Map]

Lies 45 miles [72.4 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Eek

Located in Bethel Census Area

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

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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 Eek.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Eek - 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 Eek). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Eek 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 from Point A (ie- Eek) 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 Eek. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Eek

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Eek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 60.2169, Longitude: -162.0265     [Map].






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