Information About

Alakanuk

Quick Facts

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Location

62 ° 41' 20" N,
164 ° 36' 55" W

Region

Wade Hampton (CA)

Elevation

10 ft (3.05 m)

Uses

Alakanuk in Detail.

About

population 278, at E entrance to Alakanuk Pass, 6 mi. SW of Kwiguk, Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta.

History

Eskimo village reported in 1899 by G. R. Putnam, U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS). Its population was 61 in 1939 and 140 in 1950. A post office was established here in 1946 (Ricks, 1965, p. 3).