Sitka Sitka City and Borough, Alaska

Sitka: City-borough in Alaska, USA

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Location of Sitka on Alaska map.

About

Sitka is a city located in the county of Sitka City and Borough in the U.S. state of Alaska. Its population at the 2010 census was 8,881. After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 8,493 inhabitants.

The city was created 222 years ago in 1799.

Sitka Harbor image
Sitka Harbor
Sitka Harbor image

Geography

Sitka is located at 57°3'11"N 135°19'51"W (57.0531500, -135.3308800).

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Sitka Quick Facts

Population : 8,493 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Alaska (United States)
County : Sitka City and Borough
Different from : Michael Silka
Postal code : 99835
Phone Area Codes : 907
Official name : Sitka
Water as percent of area : 40.34%
Land as percent of area : 59.66%
Altitude : 26 feet / 8 meters
Capital city : Sitka is capital of Russian America
Establishment : January 01, 1799 (222 years ago)
Time Zone : Alaska Time Zone
Local time : 07:06:32 (26th October 2021)
Population growth : -4.57% (2010-2019)

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Sitka decreased by 4.57% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 8,881 - census
2011 8,884 0.03% estimation process
2012 9,017 1.47% estimation process
2013 8,973 -0.49% estimation process
2014 8,838 -1.53% estimation process
2015 8,778 -0.68% estimation process
2016 8,736 -0.48% estimation process
2017 8,641 -1.1% estimation process
2018 8,554 -1.02% estimation process
2019 8,493 -0.72% estimation process

Sitka zip code is 99835. County name: Sitka, County fips: 02220

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People born in Sitka (9)

People born in Sitka, including Finnish politician and journalist, editor Annie Furuhjelm, musician Halie Loren, politician Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins, you can see a list of people who born in Sitka.

  • R. N. DeArmond (American historian, journalist, writer) he was born in 29/09/1911
  • Evangeline Atwood (American historian/activist/philanthropist) she was born in 01/01/1906
  • Nicholas Galanin (American artist) he was born in 01/01/1979
  • Wrangell, Wilhelm Peter Georg Adolph v., seit 1855 Bar. he was born in 01/01/1831
  • Devvyn Hawkins (American soccer player) she was born in 29/11/1980
  • Ross Venneberg (trumpet player)

Post offices near Sitka

Post Office Name City ZIP
Sitka Post Office Sitka (AK) 99835

Other places with the same name (2)

  • Sitka , Kansas township in Clark County, Kansas with a population of 56 people.

Distance to Other Cities

Sitka distances to largest Alaska cities