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Welcome to Wainwright ...

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Wainwright has a population of 573 people<1> (see below for details).

The coastal city of Wainwright is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Wainwright is located in the (907) area code.

The ZIP code for Wainwright: 99782<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wainwright had a population of 556 people.

The population of Wainwright represents 0.08% of the population of Alaska (which has 710,231 people), making it the state's 52nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 556 people, the population of Wainwright increased 1.83% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 546 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Wainwright had an population of 573 people. This is an increase of 3.06% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.95% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Wainwright ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Wainwright - they are located in Alabama, Alberta, Missouri, Ohio (2), Oklahoma and Texas.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Wainwright.

TripAdvisor Tourism Page for Wainwright ...

Looking for more information about Wainwright? 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 Wainwright.

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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 Wainwright.

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