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Portage Creek, Alaska

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Welcome to Portage Creek ...

The location of Portage Creek has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

A typical abbreviation for Portage Creek: Portage Crk. (or less commonly used: Portage Ck. or Portage Cr.)

Portage Creek is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Portage Creek: (907)

Communities Also Named Portage Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Portage Creek - it's located in Pennsylvania.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Portage Creek.

Communities near Portage Creek ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Portage Creek.

  • Dillingham
  • Naknek
  • South Naknek
  • Wood River
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wood River
    • Wood River lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Portage Creek
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wood River have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wood River
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Clark's Point
    • Ekuk
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ekuk
      • Ekuk lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<3> to the west of Portage Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ekuk have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ekuk
    • Ekwok
    • Levelock
    • King Salmon
    • New Stuyahok

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 Portage Creek. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Portage Creek.

We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Portage Creek. See our Newspapers Page for Portage Creek.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Portage Creek ...

Looking for more information about Portage Creek? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Portage Creek, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Portage Creek.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Portage Creek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Portage Creek) 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 Portage Creek. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Portage Creek

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Portage Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 58.9061, Longitude: -157.7175       In this case, the coordinates for Portage Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






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