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Elim, Alaska

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Welcome to Elim ...

The coastal city of Elim is located on Norton Sound.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Elim has a population of 340 people<1> (see below for details).

Elim is 190 feet [58 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Elim lies within the (907) area code.

The ZIP code for Elim: 99739<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Elim had a population of 330 people.

The population of Elim represents 0.05% of the population of Alaska (which has 710,231 people), making it the state's 82nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 330 people, the population of Elim increased 5.43% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 313 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Elim had an population of 340 people. This is an increase of 3.03% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.63% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Elim ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Elim and not the distance if you drove it.<4>.

Community   2016
Council   [Map]   ---   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Golovin   [Map]   160   W   23 miles [37 km]
Koyuk   [Map]   369   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Moses Point Fishing Village   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Moses Point   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Shaktoolik   [Map]   258   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Elim ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Elim - they are located in Georgia, Missouri, Pennsylvania (2) and South Carolina.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Elim. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Elim.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Elim ...

Looking for more information about Elim? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Elim, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Elim.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Elim. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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 Elim.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Elim - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting in Elim. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Elim) 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 Elim. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Elim

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Elim. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 64.6168, Longitude: -162.2616     [Map].

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Elim.