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Hoonah, Alaska

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Welcome to Hoonah ...

The coastal city of Hoonah is located on Chichagof Island (in the Alaskan Pan Handle).

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Hoonah has a population of 745 people<1> (see below for details).

Hoonah is 320 feet [98 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Hoonah: (907)

The ZIP code for Hoonah: 99829<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hoonah had a population of 760 people.

The population of Hoonah represents 0.11% of the population of Alaska (which has 710,231 people), making it the state's 36th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 760 people, the population of Hoonah decreased 11.63% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 860 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Hoonah had an population of 745 people. This is a decrease of 1.97% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.37% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Hoonah ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Hoonah and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.

Community   2016
Auke Bay   [Map]   ---   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Cube Cove   [Map]   ---   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Douglas   [Map]   ---   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Elfin Cove   [Map]   ---   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Excursion Inlet   [Map]   ---   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Freshwater Bay   [Map]   ---   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

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

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

Websites for Hoonah ...

Official Website: www.hoonah.net/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hoonah ...

Looking for more information about Hoonah? 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 Hoonah, 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 Hoonah.

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) Hoonah. 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 Hoonah: www.hoonah.net/

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 Hoonah.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hoonah. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 58.1105, Longitude: -135.4417     [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 Hoonah.