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Scammon Bay, Alaska

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Welcome to Scammon Bay ...

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Scammon Bay has a population of 519 people<1> (see below for details).

The coastal city of Scammon Bay is near sea level<2>.

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

Scammon Bay is within the boundaries of the (907) area code.

The ZIP code for Scammon Bay: 99662<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Scammon Bay had a population of 474 people.

The population of Scammon Bay represents 0.07% of the total population of Alaska (which has 710,231 people), making it the state's 59th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 474 people, the population of Scammon Bay increased 1.94% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 465 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Scammon Bay had an population of 519 people. This is an increase of 9.49% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 11.61% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Scammon Bay.

Communities near Scammon Bay ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.

Community   2016
Chevak   [Map]   1,049   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Hooper Bay   [Map]   1,180   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Scammon Bay.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Scammon Bay ...

Looking for more information about Scammon Bay? 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 Scammon Bay, 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 Scammon Bay.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be 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) Scammon Bay. 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.

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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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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Scammon Bay.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Scammon Bay - 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 Scammon Bay). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Scammon Bay 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 starting from Scammon Bay. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Scammon Bay) 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 Scammon Bay. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Scammon Bay

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Scammon Bay. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 61.8424, Longitude: -165.5817     [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 Scammon Bay.