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Welcome to Russian Mission ...

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Russian Mission has a population of 343 people<1> (see below for details).

The city of Russian Mission is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Russian Mission is within the boundaries of the (907) area code.

The ZIP code for Russian Mission: 99657<3>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Russian Mission had an population of 343 people. This is an increase of 9.94% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 15.88% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Russian Mission had a population of 312 people.

The population of Russian Mission represents 0.04% of the population of Alaska (which has 710,231 people), making it the state's 85th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 312 people, the population of Russian Mission increased 5.41% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 296 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Russian Mission.

Communities near Russian Mission ...

We have created a list of 5 communities that are near Russian Mission.

  • Willow Creek
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    • Willow Creek lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Russian Mission
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Willow Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Willow Creek
  • Marshall
  • Kalskag
  • Lower Kalskag
  • Upper Kalskag
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    • Upper Kalskag lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Russian Mission
    • Estimated population in 2019: 235 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Upper Kalskag have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Upper Kalskag

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Russian Mission ...

Looking for more information about Russian Mission? 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 Russian Mission, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Russian Mission.

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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 Russian Mission.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Russian Mission - 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 Russian Mission). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Russian Mission 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 'straight-line' (or 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- Russian Mission) 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 Russian Mission. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Russian Mission

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Russian Mission. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 61.7850, Longitude: -161.3264    
<5>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.
<6>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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