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Port Alexander, Alaska

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Welcome to Port Alexander ...

The coastal city of Port Alexander is located in the Alaskan Pan Handle.

A typical abbreviation for Port Alexander: Prt. Alexander

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Port Alexander has a population of 54 people<1> (see below for details).

Port Alexander is near sea level<2>.

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

The area code for Port Alexander: (907)

The ZIP code for Port Alexander: 99836<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Port Alexander had a population of 52 people.

With a 2010 count of 52 people, the population of Port Alexander decreased 35.8% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 81 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Port Alexander had an population of 54 people. This is an increase of 3.85% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 33.33% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Port Alexander.

Communities near Port Alexander ...

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 driven.<4>.

Community   DirectionDistance
Cape Pole   [Map]     SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Edna Bay   [Map]     SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Labouchere Bay   [Map]     E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Point Baker   [Map]     E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Port Protection   [Map]     E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Rowan Bay   [Map]     NE   32 miles [51.5 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Port Alexander ...

Looking for more information about Port Alexander? 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 Port Alexander, 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 Port Alexander.

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) Port Alexander. 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.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 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 Port Alexander.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Port Alexander. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 56.2481, Longitude: -134.6475     [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 Port Alexander.