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Typical Abbreviation: Ft. Yukon

Time Zone: Fort Yukon lies in the Alaskan Time Zone (AKST/AKDT)

Telephone Area Code: (907)

ZIP Code: 99740<1>

Elevation: 410 feet [124.97 m] above sea level<2>

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Fort Yukon)

Population

YearPopulation
2019 Est:<3>     534   (8.4% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     583   (2.02% decrease since 2000)
2000:     595

Total Area:<4>   7.47 sq. miles [19.3 km²]   - of which 2.96% is water (0.22 sq. miles [0.6 km²])

Housing Units:<5>   325

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<6>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen the following reference point for Fort Yukon:

Lat:   66.566600°   (or 66°33'59" N)

Lon:   -145.259300°   (or -145°15'33" W)

USGS Topo Map:   Fort Yukon C-3<7>

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Fort Yukon

GNIS ID:   2419387

FIPS State / Place Code:   02 / 26760

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Fort Yukon)


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From the US Census

Population

YearPopulation
2019 Est:     731,545   (3% increase since 2010)  
2010:     710,231   (13.29% increase since 2000)
2000:     626,932

Websites for State of Alaska

Official Website:   alaska.gov/

Tourism:   https://www.travelalaska.com/

Parks:   dnr.alaska.gov/parks/

Fishing & Hunting:   www.adfg.alaska.gov/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Alaska

GNIS ID:   1785533

FIPS State:   02

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Fort Yukon)

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Footnotes ...

<1>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 Fort Yukon). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Fort Yukon or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fort Yukon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2019.
<4>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Fort Yukon. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.
<5>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).
<6>Longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Fort Yukon, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.
<7>Name of the USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Fort Yukon.




 

 

 


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