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Shishmaref, Alaska

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Welcome to Shishmaref ...

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Shishmaref has a population of 614 people<1> (see below for details).

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

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

The area code for Shishmaref: (907)

The ZIP code for Shishmaref: 99772<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Shishmaref had a population of 563 people.

The population of Shishmaref represents 0.08% of the population of Alaska (which has 710,231 people), making it the state's 50th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 563 people, the population of Shishmaref has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 562 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Shishmaref had an population of 614 people. This is an increase of 9.06% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.25% since the 2000 Census).

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

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 Shishmaref.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Page for Shishmaref ...

Looking for more information about Shishmaref? 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.

You can learn more by visiting the TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shishmaref.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned 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) Shishmaref. 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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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 Shishmaref.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Shishmaref - 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 Shishmaref). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Shishmaref or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Shishmaref.