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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 2019, Kodiak has a population of 5,906 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Kodiak.

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

The area code for Kodiak: (907)

The ZIP code for Kodiak: 99615<4>

Websites for Kodiak ...

Official Website: www.kodiak.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Kodiak had an population of 5,906 people. This is a decrease of 3.65% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.76% since the 2000 Census).

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

The population of Kodiak represents 0.86% of the total 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).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Kodiak ...

We have created a list of 8 communities that are near Kodiak.

  • Port Lions
  • Ouzinkie
  • Chiniak
  • Womens Bay
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Womens Bay
    • Womens Bay lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Kodiak
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Womens Bay have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Womens Bay
  • Continue List   (4 more) ...
    • Afognak - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Afognak
      • Afognak was located 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the northwest of Kodiak
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Afognak have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Aleut Village
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aleut Village
      • Aleut Village lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the northwest of Kodiak
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aleut Village have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aleut Village
    • Aleneva
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aleneva
      • Aleneva lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<5> to the northwest of Kodiak
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aleneva have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aleneva
    • Port Wakefield
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Wakefield
      • Port Wakefield lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Kodiak
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Port Wakefield have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Wakefield

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 Kodiak. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Kodiak.

We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Kodiak. Our list includes 27 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Kodiak.

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.

Adding Kodiak to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Kodiak in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Kodiak was on a map titled Map of Alaska (from Rand McNally, 1897).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Kodiak on our Genealogy Page.

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The official website for Kodiak: www.kodiak.org/

The official website for State of Alaska: alaska.gov/

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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Kodiak.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kodiak - 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 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).
<5>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 from Point A (ie- Kodiak) 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 Kodiak. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from KodiakOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kodiak. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 57.7959, Longitude: -152.3932    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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