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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 2016, Savoonga has a population of 705 people<1> (see below for details).

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

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The area code for Savoonga: (907)

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 (that had a count of 643 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Savoonga had an population of 705 people. This is an increase of 5.07% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.64% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Savoonga ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Savoonga and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2016
Gambell   [Map]   701   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 that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Savoonga. We make it easy to see an overhead 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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Savoonga, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Savoonga.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Savoonga. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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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' distance beginning in Savoonga. 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, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Savoonga

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

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Savoonga.