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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 2019, Port Lions has a population of 187 people<1> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Port Lions.

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

Port Lions is within the boundaries of the (907) area code.

The ZIP code for Port Lions: 99550<3>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Port Lions had an population of 187 people. This is a decrease of 3.61% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 26.95% since the 2000 Census).

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).

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

Communities near Port Lions ...

We have created a list of 8 communities that are near Port Lions.

  • Kodiak
  • Ouzinkie
  • Afognak - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Afognak
    • Afognak was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Port Lions
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Afognak have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Aleut Village
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aleut Village
    • Aleut Village lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Port Lions
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aleut Village have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aleut Village
  • Continue List   (4 more) ...
    • Aleneva
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aleneva
      • Aleneva lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Port Lions
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aleneva have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aleneva
    • Port Wakefield
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Wakefield
      • Port Wakefield lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Port Lions
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Port Wakefield have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Wakefield
    • Womens Bay
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Womens Bay
      • Womens Bay lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Port Lions
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Womens Bay have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Womens Bay
    • Chiniak

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Port Lions. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Port Lions.

We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Port Lions. See our Newspapers 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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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 about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Port Lions.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alaska

About Alaska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Port Lions.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Port Lions - 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 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).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Port Lions) 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 Lions. 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 LionsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Port Lions. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 57.8683, Longitude: -152.8833    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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