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Nikolai, Alaska

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Welcome to Nikolai ...

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Nikolai has a population of 88 people<1> (see below for details).

The city of Nikolai is 420 feet [128 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Nikolai is located in the (907) area code.

The ZIP code for Nikolai: 99691<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Nikolai had a population of 94 people.

The population of Nikolai represents 0.01% of the population of Alaska (which has 710,231 people), making it the state's 131st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 94 people, the population of Nikolai decreased 6% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 100 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Nikolai had an population of 88 people. This is a decrease of 6.38% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12% since the 2000 Census).

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Nikolai.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Nikolai ...

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

Communities near Nikolai ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Medfra   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Nikolai

Located in Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area

McGrath   [Map]

Lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<4> to the West (W) of Nikolai

Located in Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Nikolai.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Nikolai - 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 city (such as Nikolai). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Nikolai 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Nikolai) 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 Nikolai. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Nikolai

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Nikolai. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 63.0126, Longitude: -154.3758     [Map].






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