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Savoonga, Alaska

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Welcome to Savoonga ...

The coastal city of Savoonga is located on Saint Lawrence Island.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Savoonga has a population of 698 people<1> (see below for details).

Savoonga is 120 feet [37 m] above sea level.<2>.

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Savoonga is located in the (907) area code.

The ZIP code for Savoonga: 99769<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Savoonga had a population of 671 people.

The population of Savoonga represents 0.09% of the total population of Alaska (which has 710,231 people), making it the state's 43rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 671 people, the population of Savoonga increased 4.35% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 643 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Savoonga had an population of 698 people. This is an increase of 4.02% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.55% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Savoonga.

Communities near Savoonga ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Savoonga and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017
Gambell   [Map]   697   W   38 miles [61.2 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Savoonga.

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 Savoonga. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Savoonga:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Savoonga ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 Savoonga.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Savoonga - 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 Savoonga). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Savoonga 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 '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- Savoonga) 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 Savoonga. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Savoonga

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Savoonga. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 63.6947, Longitude: -170.4797     [Map].

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