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Welcome to Nikiski ...

The pronunciation of Nikiski: ni-KIS-kee<1>

Nikiski is 130 feet [40 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Nikiski: (907)

The ZIP code for Nikiski: 99635<3>

Communities near Nikiski ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Nikiski.

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    • Kenai

      • Kenai lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Nikiski
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    • Soldotna

      • Soldotna lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Nikiski
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    • Salamatof

      • Salamatof lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Nikiski
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    • Ridgeway

      • Ridgeway lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Nikiski
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    • Kalifornsky

      • Kalifornsky lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<4> to the south of Nikiski
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    • Sterling

      • Sterling lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Nikiski
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    • Cohoe

      • Cohoe lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<4> to the south of Nikiski
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    • Funny River

      • Funny River lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Nikiski
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    • Tyonek

      • Tyonek lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<4> to the north of Nikiski
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    • Kasilof

      • Kasilof lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<4> to the south of Nikiski
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To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Nikiski. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Nikiski.

We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Nikiski. See our Newspapers Page for Nikiski.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Nikiski ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Nikiski. 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.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Nikiski - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 community (such as Nikiski). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Nikiski or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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 from Point A (ie- Nikiski) 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 Nikiski. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Nikiski

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Nikiski. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 60.7232, Longitude: -151.3235    






















 

 

 

 

 


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