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Haines, Alaska

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Welcome to Haines ...

The pronunciation of Haines: HAYNZ<1>

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

Haines is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Haines: (907)

The ZIP code for Haines: 99827<3>

Communities near Haines ...

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

Community   DirectionDistance
Chilkoot   [Map]     NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Covenant Life   [Map]     NW   23 miles [37 km]
Dyea - Historic   [Map]     N   18 miles [29 km]
Klukwan   [Map]     NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Lutak   [Map]     NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Mosquito Lake   [Map]     NW   30 miles [48.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Haines ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Haines - they are located in California, Georgia, Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, Oregon and Pennsylvania (3).

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

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 Haines. 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 Haines. Our list includes 5 papers.

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

Websites for Haines ...

Official Website: www.haines.ak.us/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Haines ...

Looking for more information about Haines? 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 Haines, 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 Haines.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning 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) Haines. 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 ...

The official website for Haines: www.haines.ak.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation. While it might not be exactly right, it should be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Haines - 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 Haines). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Haines 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 Haines. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Haines) 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 Haines. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Haines

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Haines. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 59.2373, Longitude: -135.4470     [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 Haines.