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Juneau, Alaska

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Welcome to Juneau ...

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

The pronunciation of Juneau: JOO-no<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Juneau has a population of 31,974 people<2> (see below for details).

Juneau was established in 1881.

The community of Juneau is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Juneau is located in the (907) area code.

The ZIP codes for Juneau: 99801-99803, 99811, 99850<4>

Websites for Juneau ...

Official Website:

Chamber of Commerce:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Juneau had an population of 31,974 people. This is an increase of 2.24% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.11% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Juneau had a population of 31,275 people.

The population of Juneau represents 4.4% of the population of Alaska (which has 710,231 people), making it the state's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 31,275 people, the population of Juneau increased 1.84% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 30,711 people).

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

Communities Also Named Juneau ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Juneau - they are located in North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin (2).

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

Communities near Juneau ...

We have created a list of 5 communities that are near Juneau.

  • Auke Bay
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Auke Bay have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Auke Bay
    • Auke Bay lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Juneau
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Auke Bay
  • Fairhaven
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairhaven
    • Fairhaven lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Juneau
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairhaven
  • Dobson Landing
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dobson Landing
    • Dobson Landing lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Juneau
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  • Cube Cove
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cube Cove have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cube Cove
    • Cube Cove lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Juneau
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cube Cove
  • Hoonah

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Juneau. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Juneau.

We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Juneau. Our list includes 77 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Juneau.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Juneau ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Juneau. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Juneau.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Juneau - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Juneau). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Juneau or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Juneau includes: 99801, 99802, 99811 & 99850.
<5>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Juneau) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Juneau. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Juneau

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Juneau. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 58.3017, Longitude: -134.4155    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






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