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Welcome to Nelson Lagoon ...

Nelson Lagoon is near sea level<1>.

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

Nelson Lagoon lies within the (907) area code.

The ZIP code for Nelson Lagoon: 99571<2>

Communities near Nelson Lagoon ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Nelson Lagoon and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<3>.

Community   DirectionDistance
Port Moller   [Map]     E   24 miles [38.6 km]

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Page for Nelson Lagoon ...

Looking for more information about Nelson Lagoon? 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.

You can learn more by visiting the TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nelson Lagoon.

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) Nelson Lagoon. 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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Food/Groceries  
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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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Nelson Lagoon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>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 community (such as Nelson Lagoon). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Nelson Lagoon or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from Nelson Lagoon. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Nelson Lagoon) 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 Nelson Lagoon. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Nelson Lagoon

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Nelson Lagoon. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 56.0009, Longitude: -161.2043     [Map].

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Nelson Lagoon.