A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Ketchikan ...
The coastal city of Ketchikan is located in the Alaskan Pan Handle.
The pronunciation of Ketchikan: KECH-i-kan<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Ketchikan has a population of 8,284 people<2> (see below for details).
Ketchikan is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Ketchikan lies in the Alaskan Time Zone (AKST/AKDT) and observes daylight saving time
Ketchikan is within the (907) area code.
The ZIP codes for Ketchikan: 99901, 99950<4>
Websites for Ketchikan ...
Official Website: www.city.ketchikan.ak.us/
Chamber of Commerce: www.ketchikanchamber.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ketchikan had an population of 8,284 people. This is an increase of 2.91% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.57% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Ketchikan had a population of 8,050 people.
The population of Ketchikan represents 1.13% of the total population of Alaska (which has 710,231 people), making it the state's 5th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 8,050 people, the population of Ketchikan increased 1.62% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 7,922 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Ketchikan.
Communities near Ketchikan ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ketchikan.
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 Ketchikan. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ketchikan.
We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ketchikan. Our list includes 28 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Ketchikan.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ketchikan ...
Looking for more information about Ketchikan? 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 Ketchikan, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ketchikan.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Ketchikan: www.city.ketchikan.ak.us/
The official website for State of Alaska: alaska.gov/
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This page was last modified: 26 Oct 2020