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Nenana, Alaska

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Welcome to Nenana ...

The pronunciation of Nenana: ni-NA-nuh<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Nenana has a population of 365 people<2> (see below for details).

The city of Nenana is 350 feet [107 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Nenana lies within the (907) area code.

The ZIP code for Nenana: 99760<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Nenana had a population of 378 people.

The population of Nenana represents 0.05% of the population of Alaska (which has 710,231 people), making it the state's 74th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 378 people, the population of Nenana decreased 5.97% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 402 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Nenana had an population of 365 people. This is a decrease of 3.44% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.2% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Nenana ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Nenana and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.

Community   2017
Anderson   [Map]   337   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Chena   [Map]   ---   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Ester   [Map]   ---   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Fairbanks   [Map]   31,644   NE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Ferry   [Map]   ---   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Healy   [Map]   ---   S   47 miles [75.6 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Nenana. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Nenana. Our list includes 10 papers.

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

Websites for Nenana ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Nenana ...

Looking for more information about Nenana? 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 Nenana, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Nenana.

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Footnotes ...

<1>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Nenana. 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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Nenana.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Nenana - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Nenana) 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 Nenana. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Nenana

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Nenana. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 64.5624, Longitude: -149.0900     [Map].

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