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Happy Valley, Alaska

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Around Happy Valley ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Adak. It lies immediately northeast of Happy Valley. Adak has a population of 330 people.<1>.

Below is a sample of nearby communities: Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Happy Valley.<2>

  • Adak
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adak
    • Adak lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the northeast of Happy Valley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 326 people
    • Former name for Adak:
    • Adak Station
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Adak<3>
  • Hammerhead
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hammerhead
    • Hammerhead lies less than 2 miles<2> to the north of Happy Valley
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hammerhead

Curious and Interesting Names Near Happy Valley ...

It seems like there is always a nearby community with a name that seems interesting, maybe familiar or just catches our attention in some other way. We've collected some names which strike us as being curious or interesting. Our list can be found on the Tidbits & Trivia Page for Happy Valley.

Airports Near Happy Valley ...

When a trip includes a flight, we try to find an airport that best fits our travel plans.<4> To that purpose, we've assembled a list of that are relatively close to Happy Valley and that information can be found on the Airports Page for Happy Valley.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 Happy Valley.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Happy Valley) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Happy Valley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.8472, Longitude: -176.6542       In this case, the coordinates for Happy Valley have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Happy Valley), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.






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