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Hyder is a census-designated place (CDP) in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, Alaska, United States. The population was 87 at the 2010 census. Hyder is accessible by road, and is popular with motorists wishing to visit Alaska without having to drive the length of the Alaska Highway. Hyder is both Alaska's southernmost and easternmost town. There are no American border controls at the Hyder - Stewart Border Crossing.GeographyHyder is located at, at the head of the Portland Canal, a 130mi long fjord which forms a portion of the border between the U.S. and Canada at the southeastern edge of the Alaska Panhandle. It sits about 2mi from Stewart, British Columbia by road, and from Ketchikan by air.According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 14.8sqmi, all land.DemographicsAs of the census of 2000, there were 97 people, 47 households, and 25 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 6.5 people per square mile (2.5/km²). There were 72 housing units at an average density of 4.9 per square mile (1.9/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 93 White, and 4 from two or more races. There was 1 Hispanic or Latino of any race.Hyder is in Alaska (AK). Take a look at our United States trip planning website to refine the details of your trip to Hyder.
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