Loring, Alaska

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Loring, Alaska
Census-designated place
Loring is located in Alaska
Location of Loring, Alaska
Coordinates: 55°36′11″N 131°38′13″W / 55.60306°N 131.63694°W / 55.60306; -131.63694
Country United States
State Alaska
Borough Ketchikan Gateway
 • Borough mayor Dave Kiffer[1]
 • Total 0.6 sq mi (1.6 km2)
 • Land 0.5 sq mi (1.4 km2)
 • Water 0.08 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 4
 • Density 7/sq mi (2.8/km2)
FIPS code 02-45020

Loring is a census-designated place (CDP) in Ketchikan Gateway Borough in the U.S. state of Alaska. The population was 4 at the 2010 census.[2]

Located due north of downtown Ketchikan on Revillagigedo Island, Loring was once Ketchikan's rival as the service center for the area's fishing and timber industries. The community has had little or no population since the 1920s.


Loring as it appeared ca. 1887.

Loring is located at 55°36′11″N 131°38′13″W / 55.60306°N 131.63694°W / 55.60306; -131.63694, on the western shore of Revillagigedo Island, approximately 15 miles (24 km) north of Ketchikan as the crow flies. It is located on the northern shore of Naha Bay, an arm of Behm Canal.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.62 square miles (1.6 km2), of which 0.54 square miles (1.4 km2) is land and 0.077 square miles (0.2 km2), or 12.27%, is water.[2]


  1. ^ "2013 ACoM Members". Online Resource Center, Alaska Conference of Mayors. Juneau: Alaska Municipal League. 2013. Retrieved May 29, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Loring CDP, Alaska". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved March 26, 2013.