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Hyder
Alaska

ZipCodes
99923

Motto
Friendliest Ghost Town in Alaska



Page Contents for Hyder, Alaska

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Chamber of Commerce.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Alaska state capital is Juneau.
The population of Hyder is approximately 9y 2000, 87 2010.
The approximate number of families is 58 1990, 48 2010.
The amount of land area in Hyder is 39.384 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Hyder is 14.8 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 3.474 sq kilometers.
The distance from Hyder to Washington DC is 2816 miles.
The distance to the Alaska state capital is 232 miles. (as the crow flies)
Hyder is positioned 55.98 degrees north of the equator and 130.05 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Hyder median income is $ 11,719 2000.
The Hyder median home price is $ 65,000 2000.

Location

in far southeastern Alaska about 118 miles from Ketchikan and about 163 miles from Wrangell. Stewart, British Columbia, in Canada, is the nearest community. There are no other nearby communities but amongh the closest are Saxman, Metlakatla, Thoms Place and Meyers Chuck.
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History & History Related Items

Hyder was originally called Portland city. The name was changed in 1914 after Frederick Hyder, a Canadian mining engineer who predicted a bright future for the area.
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Attractions

Hyder is known as the "Friendliest Ghost Town in Alaska." Hyder's economy is based primarily on tourism today.

Fish Creek bear viewing area with information and pictures
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Hyder Chamber

Stewart, British Columbia-Hyder, Alaska Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 36
Stewart, B.C., VOT 1W0
Phone: 250-636-9224
Fax: 250-636-2199

Hyder Organizations

Stewart, British Columbia-Hyder, Alaska Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 36
Stewart, B.C., VOT 1W0
Phone: 250-636-9224
Fax: 250-636-2199 Hyder

Miscellany

The population of Hyder was:
1990 - 99
2000 - 97

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