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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 2017, Port Lions has a population of 191 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

Port Lions lies within the (907) area code.

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 (with a count of 256 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Port Lions had an population of 191 people. This is a decrease of 1.55% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 25.39% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Port Lions ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Port Lions and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017
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]   6,013   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Larsen Bay   [Map]   85   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 for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Port Lions. If available, we provide a satellite 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 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.

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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. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 (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 for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Port Lions

Our 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     [Map].

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