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Welcome to Platinum ...

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Platinum has a population of 66 people<1> (see below for details).

The coastal city of Platinum is 260 feet [79 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Platinum: (907)

The ZIP code for Platinum: 99651<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Platinum had a population of 61 people.

With a 2010 count of 61 people, the population of Platinum increased 48.78% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 41 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Platinum had an population of 66 people. This is an increase of 8.2% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 60.98% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Platinum ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Goodnews Bay   [Map]   272   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Quinhagak   [Map]   699   N   50 miles [80.5 km]

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Platinum ...

Looking for more information about Platinum? 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 Platinum, 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 Platinum.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding 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) Platinum. 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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Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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Food/Groceries  
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Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

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 Platinum.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Platinum - 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 Platinum). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Platinum 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 'point-to-point' distance beginning in Platinum. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Platinum) 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 Platinum. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Platinum

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Platinum. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 59.0131, Longitude: -161.8190     [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 Platinum.