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Port Heiden, Alaska

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Welcome to Port Heiden ...

The coastal city of Port Heiden is located in the Aleutians.

A typical abbreviation for Port Heiden: Prt. Heiden

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Port Heiden has a population of 97 people<1> (see below for details).

Port Heiden is 70 feet [21 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Port Heiden: (907)

The ZIP code for Port Heiden: 99549<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Port Heiden had a population of 102 people.

The population of Port Heiden represents 0.01% of the total population of Alaska (which has 710,231 people), making it the state's 129th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 102 people, the population of Port Heiden decreased 14.29% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 119 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Port Heiden had an population of 97 people. This is a decrease of 4.9% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 18.49% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Port Heiden ...

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 driving it.<4>.

Community   2016
Chignik Lagoon   [Map]   ---   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Chignik Lake   [Map]   ---   S   48 miles [77.2 km]
Chignik   [Map]   87   S   46 miles [74 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Port Heiden. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Port Heiden ...

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned 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 Heiden. 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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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 Heiden.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Port Heiden - 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 Heiden). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Port Heiden 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 that begins in Port Heiden. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Port Heiden) 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 Heiden. 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 Heiden

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Port Heiden. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 56.9506, Longitude: -158.6272     [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 Heiden.