Whittier is a city and also serves as an Alaska Marine Highway port located in Alaska, USA. It is within the Valdez–Cordova Census Area about 58 miles southeast of Anchorage at the top of the Passage Canal. Mode of access is only through land which passes the Anton Anderson Memorial Tunnel, a mixed-use road and rail tunnel. The city was formerly part of the portage route of the Chugach people native to Prince William Sound. Whittier has a total area of 19.7 square miles at 60°46′27″N 148°40′40″W. The elevation is 43 feet above sea level. According to the 2010 census data, the total population of Whittier was 220 with a population density of 10.85/sq mi. The city has Zip code 99693.