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Tenakee Springs, Alaska

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Welcome to Tenakee Springs ...

The coastal city of Tenakee Springs is located on Chichagof Island (in the Alaskan Pan Handle).

A typical abbreviation for Tenakee Springs: Tenakee Spgs. (or less commonly used: Tenakee Spngs. or Tenakee Sprngs.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Tenakee Springs has a population of 134 people<1> (see below for details).

Tenakee Springs is 150 feet [46 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Tenakee Springs lies within the (907) area code.

The ZIP code for Tenakee Springs: 99841<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Tenakee Springs had a population of 131 people.

The population of Tenakee Springs represents 0.02% of the total population of Alaska (which has 710,231 people), making it the state's 120th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 131 people, the population of Tenakee Springs increased 25.96% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 104 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Tenakee Springs had an population of 134 people. This is an increase of 2.29% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 28.85% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Tenakee Springs.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Tenakee Springs. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Tenakee Springs. Our list includes 8 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tenakee Springs ...

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

Communities near Tenakee Springs ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Freshwater Bay   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the Northeast (NE) of Tenakee Springs

Located in Hoonah-Angoon Census Area

Chatham   [Map]

Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Tenakee Springs

Located in Sitka City and Borough

Cube Cove   [Map]

Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Tenakee Springs

Located in Hoonah-Angoon Census Area

Game Creek   [Map]

Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Tenakee Springs

Located in Hoonah-Angoon Census Area

Whitestone Logging Camp   [Map]

Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North (N) of Tenakee Springs

Located in Hoonah-Angoon Census Area

Hoonah   [Map]

Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the North (N) of Tenakee Springs

Located in Hoonah-Angoon Census Area

Angoon   [Map]

Lies 30 miles [48.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Tenakee Springs

Located in Hoonah-Angoon Census Area

Pelican   [Map]

Lies 38 miles [61.2 km] to the West (W) of Tenakee Springs

Located in Hoonah-Angoon Census Area

Douglas   [Map]

Lies 45 miles [72.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Tenakee Springs

Located in Juneau City and Borough

Juneau   [Map]

Lies 46 miles [74 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Tenakee Springs

Located in Juneau City and Borough

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tenakee Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 57.7801, Longitude: -135.2181     [Map].






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