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Saint Marys, Alaska

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Welcome to Saint Marys ...

When the people of Saint Marys refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Saint Marysite<1>

A typical abbreviation for Saint Marys: St. Marys

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Saint Marys has a population of 568 people<2> (see below for details).

The city of Saint Marys is 260 feet [79 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Saint Marys lies within the (907) area code.

The ZIP code for Saint Marys: 99658<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Saint Marys had an population of 568 people. This is an increase of 12.03% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 13.6% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Saint Marys had a population of 507 people.

The population of Saint Marys represents 0.07% of the population of Alaska (which has 710,231 people), making it the state's 55th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 507 people, the population of Saint Marys increased 1.4% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 500 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Saint Marys.

Communities Also Named Saint Marys ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 30 communities that are also named Saint Marys - they are located in Colorado (2), Florida, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana (3), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Michigan, Nevada, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia (3), Ohio, Ontario (2), Pennsylvania (2), South Dakota, Tennessee (2), Texas, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Saint Marys.

Communities near Saint Marys ...

We have created a list of 4 communities that are near Saint Marys.

  • Mountain Village
  • Pilot Station
  • Johnnys Village
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Johnnys Village have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johnnys Village
    • Johnnys Village lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Saint Marys
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnnys Village
  • Marshall

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Saint Marys ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Saint Marys refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Saint Marys may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Saint Marys.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Saint Marys - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Saint Marys). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Saint Marys or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Saint Marys) 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 Saint Marys. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Saint Marys

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saint Marys. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 62.0523, Longitude: -163.1792    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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