What Channel Is National Geographic On Comcast?

by Mark Chen | Updated 12/13/23

Finding the National Geographic Chanel on Comcast can sometimes feel like trying to find the elusive Pangolin in Saharan Africa.

There’s multiple channels and it can be confusing if you’re supposed to go to Nat Geo or National Geographic Wild.

We didn’t want you to miss a second of Life Below Zero or Locked Up Abroad so we did the work and found out where National Geographic and Nat Geo Wild is on the major cities where Xfinity offers its service.

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Xfinity Nat Geo Channel List

National Geographic on Comcast

Seattle273, 673Miami109, 413
Spokane273, 673Fort Lauderdale109, 413
Tacoma273, 673Atlanta138, 839
Vancouver273, 773Memphis247, 847, 1261
Portland273, 773Nashville109, 1473
Salem273, 773Chicago206, 273
Eugene273, 773Indianapolis109, 1261
Salt Lake City273, 660, 1473Fort Wayne109, 1261
Provo273, 660Detroit109, 199, 1261
Denver273, 674Washington109, 871
Colorado Springs120, 757, 1473Baltimore109, 871
Saint Paul109, 200, 819Pittsburgh120, 871
Minneapolis66, 109, 413, 819San Jose273, 757
Albuquerque52, 223San Francisco273, 757
Tallahassee109, 413Fresno273, 757
Jacksonville109, 413Sacramento273, 757
Orlando109, 413Oakland273, 757

National Geographic Wild Comcast Channel List

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Seattle159, 666Miami108, 408
Spokane159, 666Fort Lauderdale108, 408
Tacoma159, 666Atlanta108
Vancouver159, 774Memphis234, 756, 1262
Portland159, 774Nashville108, 1472
Salem159, 774Chicago108, 251
Eugene159, 774Indianapolis108, 1262
Salt Lake City159, 764, 1472Fort Wayne108, 1262
Provo159, 764Detroit108, 992, 1262
Denver159, 729Washington108, 914
Colorado Springs162, 726, 1472Baltimore108, 914
Saint Paul108, 924Pittsburgh165, 1262
Minneapolis108, 924San Jose159, 806
Albuquerque106, 894San Francisco159, 806
Tallahassee108, 389Fresno159, 806
Jacksonville108, 385Sacramento159, 806
Orlando108, 389Oakland159, 806

The National Geo Channel On Comcast (WA/OR/UT)

To watch National Geographic on Xfinity in Washington and Oregon, go to Channel 273.  For Nat Geo Wild, the right channel to watch in those states is Channel 159.

In addition to Channel 273, you can also watch Nat Geo on Channel 673 in Washington and 773 in Oregon.

Those wanting to watch National Geographic Wild can watch on Channel 666 in Washington and 774 in Oregon.

Lord and behold, the right channel number to watch the National Geographic Channel on Comcast in Utah is also 273.

There’s also options to watch on Channel 660 and Salt Lake City and Provo and on Channel 1473 in Salt Lake City only.

The Nat Geo Wild in UT is the same as in WA and OR – Channel 159.  You can also watch on Channel 764 in both major cities in Utah and on Channel 1472 in Salt Lake City.

Florida & California Xfinity National Geographic Channels

109 and 413 are the right channels to watch Nat Geo for Comcast customers in Florida.  If you want to watch National Geographic Wild in Florida, you can do so on Channel 108.

Besides 108, you can also go to Channel 408 in Miami and Fort Lauderdale, 389 in Tallahassee and Orlando, and 385 in Jacksonville.

Not too hard!

It’s also not that difficult to find the right channel for Nat Geo and National Geographic Wild in California.

In CA, just go to channels 273 or 757 to start watching National Geographic.  Nat Geo Wild is on channels 159 and 806 in the state.

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East Coast Comcast National Geographic Channels

On much of the East Coast, you can watch National Geographic on Channel 109 and National Geographic Wild on Channel 108.

This is for the cities of Fort Wayne, Detroit, DC, and Baltimore.

Besides 109, Nat Geo is available on Channel 1261 in Indianapolis, Fort Wayne, and Detroit and on Channel 871 in Washington DC and Baltimore.

Additional channels for Nat geo wild include 1262 in Fort Wayne, Indianapolis, and Detroit and 914 in Baltimore and DC.

Where Else Can You Watch Nat Geo

There’s a couple of big cities where Comcast is the biggest cable provider and where you can watch Nat Geo but where the channel numbers don’t share a lot of similarities with the rest of the state.

We don’t know why this is but the best way to find the channel you’re looking for is just to look at the list below.

Hope it helps.

Minneapolis: 66, 109, 413, 819
Albuquerque: 52, 223
Atlanta: 138, 839
Nashville: 109, 1473
Chicago: 206, 273
Pittsburgh: 120, 871

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About the author

Mark Chen is the founder and CEO of BillSmart. As a 7-year veteran of the bill negotiation space, he's saved Americans $25mm+ on their phone and cable bills. In his free time, he enjoys watching shows on TV like Yellowstone and college football.