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Valdez, Alaska

city in Alaska, USA

Valdez is a city in Alaska. The city is one of the most important ports in Alaska. It is in the of Prince William Sound. It is surrounded by the Chugach Mountains.

Valdez, Alaska
City
Skyline of Valdez, Alaska
Location of Valdez, Alaska
Location of Valdez, Alaska
Coordinates: 61°7′51″N 146°20′54″W / 61.13083°N 146.34833°W / 61.13083; -146.34833Coordinates: 61°7′51″N 146°20′54″W / 61.13083°N 146.34833°W / 61.13083; -146.34833
CountryUnited States
StateAlaska
Census AreaValdez-Cordova
Area
 • Total277.1 sq mi (717.6 km2)
 • Land222.0 sq mi (574.9 km2)
 • Water55.1 sq mi (142.7 km2)
Elevation
98 ft (30 m)
Population
 • Total4,036
 • Density18.2/sq mi (7.0/km2)
Time zoneUTC-9 (Alaska (AKST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-8 (AKDT)
ZIP code
99686
Area code907
FIPS code02-82200
GNIS feature ID1412465
Websitewww.ci.valdez.ak.us