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McGrath, Alaska

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Welcome to McGrath ...

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, McGrath has a population of 336 people<1> (see below for details).

The city of McGrath is 330 feet [101 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for McGrath: (907)

The ZIP code for McGrath: 99627<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, McGrath had a population of 346 people.

The population of McGrath represents 0.05% of the population of Alaska (which has 710,231 people), making it the state's 79th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 346 people, the population of McGrath decreased 13.72% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 401 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, McGrath had an population of 336 people. This is a decrease of 2.89% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 16.21% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near McGrath ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<4>.

Community   2016
Ganes Creek   [Map]   ---   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Medfra   [Map]   ---   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Nikolai   [Map]   91   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Takotna   [Map]   ---   W   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named McGrath ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named McGrath - they are located in Florida, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri and Ontario.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around McGrath.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for McGrath ...

Looking for more information about McGrath? 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 McGrath, 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 McGrath.

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) McGrath. 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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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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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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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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 McGrath.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around McGrath - 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 McGrath). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether McGrath 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 'straight-line' distance beginning in McGrath. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- McGrath) 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 McGrath. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from McGrath

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in McGrath. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 62.9530, Longitude: -155.5928     [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 McGrath.