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Shageluk, Alaska

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Welcome to Shageluk ...

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Shageluk has a population of 78 people<1> (see below for details).

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

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

The area code for Shageluk: (907)

The ZIP code for Shageluk: 99665<3>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Shageluk had an population of 78 people. This is a decrease of 6.02% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 39.53% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Shageluk had a population of 83 people.

The population of Shageluk represents 0.01% of the total population of Alaska (which has 710,231 people), making it the state's 137th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 83 people, the population of Shageluk decreased 35.66% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 129 people).

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

Communities near Shageluk ...

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

  • Holikachuk
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    • Holikachuk lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Shageluk
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holikachuk have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Anvik
  • Grayling
  • Holy Cross

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Shageluk ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shageluk. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 62.6564, Longitude: -159.5313    
<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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