Klawock

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Quick Facts
  • Location: 55 ° 33' 8" N, 133 ° 5' 45" W
  • Region: Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA)
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  • Elevation: 89 ft (27.13 m)

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On W coast of Prince of Wales Island, 5 mi NNE of Craig, Alex. Arch.

History
Tlingit Indian village reported in 1853, on Russian Hydrographic Dept. Chart 1493, as "Sel(eniye) Klyakkhan,; i.e. "Klyakkhan settlement," applied to a location on the west side of Shinaku Inlet. to the establishment of a cannery at the present site in 1878. H. J. Holmberg referred to the village in 1855 as "Thlewhakh"; Aurel Krause reported "Chla-wak-kon," i.e. listed as "Klawak" in the 1890 Census. 261 in 1890; 131 in 1900; 241 in 1910; 19 in 1920; 437 in 1930; 455 in 1939; and 404 in 1950. established in 1882 (Ricks, 1965, p. 34).

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