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Welcome to False Pass ...

The coastal city of False Pass is located on Unimak Island (in the Aleutians).

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, False Pass has a population of 44 people<1> (see below for details).

False Pass is near sea level<2>.

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

The telephone area code for False Pass: (907)

The ZIP code for False Pass: 99583<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, False Pass had a population of 35 people.

With a 2010 count of 35 people, the population of False Pass decreased 45.31% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 64 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, False Pass had an population of 44 people. This is an increase of 25.71% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 31.25% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for False Pass.

Communities near False Pass ...

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

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Cold Bay   [Map]   128   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
King Cove   [Map]   1,014   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Pauloff Harbor   [Map]   ---   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]

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

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 False Pass. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for False Pass ...

Looking for more information about False Pass? 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.

Looking for more information about False Pass? 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.

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for False Pass.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around False Pass - 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 False Pass). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether False Pass 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 from False Pass. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- False Pass) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for False Pass. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from False Pass

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in False Pass. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.8889, Longitude: -163.3733     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for False Pass have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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