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Newhalen, Alaska

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Welcome to Newhalen ...

The location of Newhalen has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Newhalen has a population of 187 people<2> (see below for details).

The city of Newhalen is 90 feet [27 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Newhalen is located in the (907) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Newhalen had an population of 187 people. This is a decrease of 1.58% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 16.88% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Newhalen had a population of 190 people.

The population of Newhalen represents 0.03% of the total population of Alaska (which has 710,231 people), making it the state's 109th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 190 people, the population of Newhalen increased 18.75% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 160 people).

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

Communities near Newhalen ...

We have created a list of 7 communities that are near Newhalen.

  • Nondalton
  • Fish Village
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fish Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Fish Village lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Newhalen
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  • Pope-Vannoy Landing
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pope-Vannoy Landing
    • Pope-Vannoy Landing lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Newhalen
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  • Kakhonak
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kakhonak have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kakhonak
    • Kakhonak lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the south of Newhalen
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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Newhalen ...

Looking for more information about Newhalen? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Newhalen, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Newhalen.

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Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Newhalen.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Newhalen - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Newhalen) 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 Newhalen. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Newhalen

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Newhalen. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 59.7275, Longitude: -154.8945       In this case, the coordinates for Newhalen have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






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