Valdez, Alaska

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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

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.