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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 2018, Port Alexander has a population of 53 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

Port Alexander lies within the (907) area code.

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 2018 Census Estimates, Port Alexander had an population of 53 people. This is an increase of 1.92% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 34.57% since the 2000 Census).

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing 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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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 about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Port Alexander.

Communities near Port Alexander ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Rowan Bay   [Map]

Lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<4> to the Northeast (NE) of Port Alexander

Located in Petersburg Census Area

Cape Pole   [Map]

Lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Port Alexander

Located in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area

Labouchere Bay   [Map]

Lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<4> to the East (E) of Port Alexander

Located in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area

Point Baker   [Map]

Lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<4> to the East (E) of Port Alexander

Located in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area

Port Protection   [Map]

Lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<4> to the East (E) of Port Alexander

Located in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area

Edna Bay   [Map]

Lies 43 miles [69.2 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Port Alexander

Located in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Port Alexander - 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 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).
<4>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 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, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Port Alexander

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






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