Information About

Aniak

Quick Facts

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Location

61 ° 34' 42" N,
159 ° 31' 20" W

Region

Bethel (CA)

Elevation

49 ft (14.94 m)

Uses

Aniak in Detail.

About

308 population, on S bank of Kuskokwim River at head of Aniak Slough, 59 mi. SW of Russian Mission, Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta.

History

Founded about 1910 when a trading store was located here to supply the mining operations at the heads of Tuluksak and Aniak Rivers. A post office was established in 1914 (Ricks, 1965, p. 4). Aniak was incorporated as a city on June 1, 1972.

Places Near Aniak
Cities:

Aniak,

Rivers:

Aniak River, Aniak Slough, Owhat River,

Streams:

Doestock Creek, Swift Creek,

Cities:

Tuluka (historical),