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Kodiak, Alaska

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Welcome to Kodiak ...

The city of Kodiak is located on Kodiak Island.

The pronunciation of Kodiak: KO-dee-ak<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Kodiak has a population of 6,013 people<2> (see below for details).

Kodiak is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Kodiak is located in the (907) area code.

The ZIP codes for Kodiak: 99615, 99619, 99620, 99697<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Kodiak had a population of 6,130 people.

The population of Kodiak represents 0.86% of the population of Alaska (which has 710,231 people), making it the state's 8th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,130 people, the population of Kodiak decreased 3.22% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 6,334 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Kodiak had an population of 6,013 people. This is a decrease of 1.91% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.07% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Kodiak ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.

Community   2017
Afognak - Historic   [Map]   ---   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Aleneva   [Map]   ---   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Aleut Village   [Map]   ---   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Chiniak   [Map]   ---   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Ouzinkie   [Map]   159   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Port Lions   [Map]   191   W   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named Kodiak ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Kodiak - it's located in Missouri.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Kodiak. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Kodiak. Our list includes 27 papers.

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

Websites for Kodiak ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kodiak ...

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

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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 Kodiak. 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.

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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 Kodiak.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kodiak - 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 Kodiak). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Kodiak or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Kodiak) 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 Kodiak. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Kodiak

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kodiak. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 57.8099, Longitude: -152.3646     [Map].

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