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Point Hope, Alaska

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Welcome to Point Hope ...

A typical abbreviation for Point Hope: Pt. Hope

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Point Hope has a population of 716 people<1> (see below for details).

The coastal city of Point Hope is near sea level<2>.

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

Point Hope is within the boundaries of the (907) area code.

The ZIP code for Point Hope: 99766<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Point Hope had a population of 674 people.

The population of Point Hope represents 0.09% of the total population of Alaska (which has 710,231 people), making it the state's 42nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 674 people, the population of Point Hope decreased 10.96% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 757 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Point Hope had an population of 716 people. This is an increase of 6.23% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.42% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Point Hope.

Communities Also Named Point Hope ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Point Hope - it's located in Ohio.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Point Hope.

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 Point Hope. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Point Hope.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Page for Point Hope ...

Looking for more information about Point Hope? 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.

You can learn more by visiting the TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Point Hope.

Communities near Point Hope ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Chariot   [Map]

Lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Point Hope

Located in North Slope Borough

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Point Hope. 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 Point Hope.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Point Hope - 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 Point Hope). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Point Hope 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Point Hope) 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 Point Hope. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Point Hope

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Point Hope. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 68.3490, Longitude: -166.7353     [Map].






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