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Thorne Bay, Alaska
Welcome to Thorne Bay ...
The coastal city of Thorne Bay is located on the east coast of Prince of Wales Island (in the Alaskan Pan Handle).
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Thorne Bay has a population of 487 people<1> (see below for details).
Thorne Bay is 170 feet [52 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Thorne Bay lies in the Alaskan Time Zone (AKST/AKDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Thorne Bay: (907)
The ZIP code for Thorne Bay: 99919<3>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Thorne Bay had a population of 471 people.
The population of Thorne Bay represents 0.07% of the total population of Alaska (which has 710,231 people), making it the state's 61st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 471 people, the population of Thorne Bay decreased 15.44% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 557 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Thorne Bay had an population of 487 people. This is an increase of 3.4% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.57% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Thorne Bay.
Communities near Thorne Bay ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Thorne Bay.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Thorne Bay:
Websites for Thorne Bay ...
Official Website: www.thornebayalaska.net/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Thorne Bay ...
Looking for more information about Thorne Bay? 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 Thorne Bay, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Thorne Bay.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Thorne Bay: www.thornebayalaska.net/
The official website for State of Alaska: alaska.gov/
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This page was last modified: 08 Jun 2019