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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 2017, Newhalen has a population of 190 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 lies within the (907) area code.

Population Details ...

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).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Newhalen had an population of 190 people (or an increase of 18.75% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Newhalen ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Fish Village   [Map]   ---   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Igiugig   [Map]   ---   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Kakhonak   [Map]   ---   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Kokhanok   [Map]   ---   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Nondalton   [Map]   132   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Pedro Bay   [Map]   ---   E   27 miles [43.5 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Newhalen. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.

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

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.

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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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Newhalen. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Alaska: alaska.gov/

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.

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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 Newhalen.

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

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<4>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- Newhalen) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Newhalen have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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