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Juneau, Alaska

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Welcome to Juneau ...

The pronunciation of Juneau: JOO-no<1>

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Juneau has a population of 32,094 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 within the boundaries of the (907) area code.

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

Population Details ...

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 (which had a count of 30,711 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Juneau had an population of 32,094 people. This is an increase of 2.62% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.5% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Juneau ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Auke Bay   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Cube Cove   [Map]   ---   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Excursion Inlet   [Map]   ---   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Freshwater Bay   [Map]   ---   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Gustavus   [Map]   440   W   48 miles [77.2 km]
Hoonah   [Map]   776   W   39 miles [62.8 km]

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

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 Juneau. 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 Juneau. Our list includes 77 papers.

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

Websites for Juneau ...

Official Website:
Chamber of Commerce:

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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Juneau, 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 Juneau.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned 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) Juneau. 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 Juneau:

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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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Juneau.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Juneau - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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.

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting in Juneau. 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, 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 that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 58.3024, Longitude: -134.4211     [Map].

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Juneau.


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