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Unalaska, Alaska

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Welcome to Unalaska ...

The coastal city of Unalaska is located on Unalaska Island (in the Aleutians).

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Unalaska has a population of 4,524 people<1> (see below for details).

Unalaska is near sea level<2>.

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

Unalaska is located in the (907) area code.

The ZIP code for Unalaska: 99685<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Unalaska had a population of 4,376 people.

The population of Unalaska represents 0.62% of the population of Alaska (which has 710,231 people), making it the state's 12th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,376 people, the population of Unalaska increased 2.17% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,283 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Unalaska had an population of 4,524 people. This is an increase of 3.38% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.63% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Unalaska ...

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>.

Community   2017
Akutan   [Map]   1,042   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Unalaska. 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 Unalaska.

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

Websites for Unalaska ...

Official Website:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Unalaska ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Unalaska:

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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 Unalaska.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Unalaska - 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 Unalaska). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Unalaska 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' (or 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- Unalaska) 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 Unalaska. 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 Unalaska

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Unalaska. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.8850, Longitude: -166.5337     [Map].

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