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Welcome to Gustavus ...

The coastal city of Gustavus is located in the Alaskan Pan Handle.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Gustavus has a population of 440 people<1> (see below for details).

Gustavus is near sea level<2>.

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

Gustavus is within the boundaries of the (907) area code.

The ZIP code for Gustavus: 99826<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Gustavus had a population of 442 people.

The population of Gustavus represents 0.06% of the total population of Alaska (which has 710,231 people), making it the state's 65th most populous community.

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Gustavus had an population of 440 people. This is a decrease of 0.45% since the 2010 Census.

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

Communities near Gustavus ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Gustavus and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Auke Bay   [Map]   ---   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Douglas   [Map]   ---   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
Elfin Cove   [Map]   ---   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Excursion Inlet   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Game Creek   [Map]   ---   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Hoonah   [Map]   776   SE   23 miles [37 km]

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

Communities Also Named Gustavus ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Gustavus - it's located in Ohio.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Gustavus. 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 Gustavus.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gustavus ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Gustavus. 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 Gustavus.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gustavus. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 58.4157, Longitude: -135.7403     [Map].

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