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Welcome to Kwethluk ...

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Kwethluk has a population of 753 people<1> (see below for details).

The city of Kwethluk is near sea level<2>.

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

Kwethluk is within the (907) area code.

The ZIP code for Kwethluk: 99621<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Kwethluk had a population of 721 people.

The population of Kwethluk represents 0.1% of the population of Alaska (which has 710,231 people), making it the state's 38th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 721 people, the population of Kwethluk increased 1.12% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 713 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Kwethluk had an population of 753 people. This is an increase of 4.44% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.61% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Kwethluk ...

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 it.<4>.

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Akiachak   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Atmautluak   [Map]   ---   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Bethel   [Map]   6,378   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Eek   [Map]   321   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Kasigluk   [Map]   ---   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Napakiak   [Map]   376   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Kwethluk. 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 Kwethluk.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kwethluk ...

Looking for more information about Kwethluk? 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 Kwethluk, 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 Kwethluk.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning 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) Kwethluk. 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.

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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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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Kwethluk.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kwethluk - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 Kwethluk). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Kwethluk or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting from Kwethluk. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Kwethluk) 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 Kwethluk. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Kwethluk

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kwethluk. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 60.8103, Longitude: -161.4283     [Map].

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Kwethluk.