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Mekoryuk, Alaska

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Welcome to Mekoryuk ...

The coastal city of Mekoryuk is located on Nunivak Island.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Mekoryuk has a population of 202 people<1> (see below for details).

Mekoryuk is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Mekoryuk lies within the (907) area code.

The ZIP code for Mekoryuk: 99630<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mekoryuk had a population of 191 people.

The population of Mekoryuk represents 0.03% of the total population of Alaska (which has 710,231 people), making it the state's 107th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 191 people, the population of Mekoryuk decreased 9.05% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 210 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Mekoryuk had an population of 202 people. This is an increase of 5.76% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.81% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Mekoryuk ...

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

Community   2016
Toksook Bay   [Map]   657   E   41 miles [66 km]
Tununak   [Map]   ---   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]

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

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 Mekoryuk. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mekoryuk ...

Looking for more information about Mekoryuk? 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 Mekoryuk, 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 Mekoryuk.

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) Mekoryuk. 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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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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Auto RentalChiropractors 
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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 Mekoryuk.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mekoryuk. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 60.3725, Longitude: -166.2706     [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 Mekoryuk.