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Quick Facts

  • Location: 55 ° 19' 6" N, 131 ° 35' 45" W
  • Region: Ketchikan Gateway
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  • Elevation: 62 ft (18.9 m)


population 153, on S coast of Revillagigedo I. 2.5 mi. SE of Ketchikan, Alex. Arch.

Tlingit Indian village founded in 1894; named for Samuel Saxman, school teacher. The population was 154 in 1910; 103 in 1920; 112 in 1930; 111 in 1939 ; and 167 in 1950. The Saxman post office operated from 1897 to 1900. (Ricks, 1965, p. 56).



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