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Noorvik, Alaska

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Welcome to Noorvik ...

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Noorvik has a population of 686 people<1> (see below for details).

The city of Noorvik is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Noorvik is located in the (907) area code.

The ZIP code for Noorvik: 99763<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Noorvik had a population of 668 people.

The population of Noorvik represents 0.09% of the total population of Alaska (which has 710,231 people), making it the state's 45th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 668 people, the population of Noorvik increased 5.36% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 634 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Noorvik had an population of 686 people. This is an increase of 2.69% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.2% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Noorvik ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Noorvik and not the distance if you are driving it.<4>.

Community   2016
Kiana   [Map]   371   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Kotzebue   [Map]   3,245   W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Selawik   [Map]   849   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Noorvik. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Noorvik.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Noorvik ...

Looking for more information about Noorvik? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Noorvik, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Noorvik.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Noorvik. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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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 Noorvik.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Noorvik - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in Noorvik. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Noorvik) 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 Noorvik. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Noorvik

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Noorvik. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 66.8348, Longitude: -161.0427     [Map].

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Noorvik.