Angoon

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Quick Facts
  • Location: 57 ° 30' 12" N, 134 ° 35' 2" W
  • Region: Hoonah-Angoon (CA)
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  • Elevation: 20 ft (6.1 m)

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on W coast of Admiralty I., 41 mi. NE of Sitka, Alex. Arch.;

History
Tlingit Indian village listed as "Augoon" with a population of 420 in the 1880 census. The village lost much of its population in the late 1880's when Killisnoo was established with a fish reducing plant. Angoon's population was 114 in 1920; 319 in 1930; 342 in 1939; and 429 in 1950. The Angoon post office was established in 1928.

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