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The location of Polk Inlet









Welcome to Polk Inlet ...

The location of Polk Inlet has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Polk Inlet is 930 feet [283 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Polk Inlet lies within the (907) area code.

Communities near Polk Inlet ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Polk Inlet and not the distance as if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirDistance
Craig   [Map]   1,276   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Dora Bay   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hollis   [Map]   ---   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hydaburg   [Map]   396   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Kasaan   [Map]   50   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Klawock   [Map]   822   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]

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

See 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 Polk Inlet. 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 Polk Inlet.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Polk Inlet ...

Looking for more information about Polk Inlet? 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.

Looking for more information about Polk Inlet? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Polk Inlet, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Polk Inlet.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Polk Inlet) 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 Polk Inlet. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Polk Inlet

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Polk Inlet. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 55.3497, Longitude: -132.5458     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Polk Inlet have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Polk Inlet.

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This page was last modified: 21 Jan 2019