Valdez, Alaska

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Valdez, Alaska
City
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
Country United States
State Alaska
Census Area Valdez-Cordova
Area
 • Total 277.1 sq mi (717.6 km2)
 • Land 222.0 sq mi (574.9 km2)
 • Water 55.1 sq mi (142.7 km2)
Elevation 98 ft (30 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 4,036
 • Density 18.2/sq mi (7.0/km2)
Time zone Alaska (AKST) (UTC-9)
 • Summer (DST) AKDT (UTC-8)
ZIP code 99686
Area code 907
FIPS code 02-82200
GNIS feature ID 1412465

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.