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Aklavik, Northwest Territories

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Welcome to Aklavik (aka 'Aklarvik') ...

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Aklavik had a population of 594 people.<1>

Aklavik is near sea level<2>.

Time Zone: Aklavik lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: MST- Heure Normale des Rocheuses (HNR), MDT- Heure Avancée des Rocheuses (HAR).

The telephone area code for Aklavik: (867)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Aklavik had a population of 594 people.

The population of Aklavik represents 1.43% of the population of Northwest Territories (which had 41,464 people at that time), making it the territory's 11th most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 594 people, the population of Aklavik decreased 6.01% from the 2001 StatCan census (which had a count of 632 people).

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

Communities near Aklavik ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Aklavik and not the distance if you are driving it.<3>.

Community   2006
Inuvik   [Map]   3,484   E   34 miles [54.7 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Aklavik. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Aklavik ...

Looking for more information about Aklavik? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Aklavik, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Aklavik.

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) Aklavik. 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.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

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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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Aklavik. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Aklavik were taken from various sources and although they can be traced back to Statistics Canada (StatCan), they should not be considered official.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Aklavik - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that starts in Aklavik. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Aklavik) 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 Aklavik. 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 Aklavik

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Aklavik. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 68.2206, Longitude: -135.0093     [Map].

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Aklavik.