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Holy Cross, Alaska

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Welcome to Holy Cross ...

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Holy Cross has a population of 173 people<1> (see below for details).

The city of Holy Cross is 110 feet [34 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Holy Cross: (907)

The ZIP code for Holy Cross: 99602<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Holy Cross had a population of 178 people.

The population of Holy Cross represents 0.03% of the population of Alaska (which has 710,231 people), making it the state's 112nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 178 people, the population of Holy Cross decreased 21.59% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 227 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Holy Cross had an population of 173 people. This is a decrease of 2.81% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 23.79% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Holy Cross.

Communities near Holy Cross ...

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   2016
Akiak   [Map]   383   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Aniak   [Map]   543   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Anvik   [Map]   86   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Chuathbaluk   [Map]   126   S   46 miles [74 km]
Grayling   [Map]   213   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Kalskag   [Map]   ---   S   50 miles [80.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Holy Cross ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Holy Cross - they are located in Iowa (2), Kansas, Kentucky and Wisconsin.

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

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 Holy Cross. 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 Holy Cross.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Holy Cross ...

Looking for more information about Holy Cross? 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 Holy Cross, 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 Holy Cross.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when 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) Holy Cross. 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 ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Holy Cross. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 62.1993, Longitude: -159.7695     [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 Holy Cross.