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Port Lions, Alaska

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Welcome to Port Lions ...

The coastal city of Port Lions is located on Kodiak Island.

A typical abbreviation for Port Lions: Prt. Lions

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Port Lions has a population of 194 people<1> (see below for details).

Port Lions is 80 feet [24 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Port Lions: (907)

The ZIP code for Port Lions: 99550<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Port Lions had a population of 194 people.

The population of Port Lions represents 0.03% of the total population of Alaska (which has 710,231 people), making it the state's 105th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 194 people, the population of Port Lions decreased 24.22% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 256 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Port Lions had an population of 194 people (or a decrease of 24.22% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Port Lions ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Port Lions and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2016
Afognak - Historic   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Aleneva   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Aleut Village   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Chiniak   [Map]   ---   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Kodiak   [Map]   6,191   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Larsen Bay   [Map]   87   SW   46 miles [74 km]

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

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 Lions. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Port Lions.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Port Lions ...

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

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 Lions. 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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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 Lions.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Port Lions. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 57.8683, Longitude: -152.8833     [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 Lions.