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Chignik

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Location

56 ° 17' 43" N,
158 ° 24' 8" W

Region

Lake and Peninsula

Uses

Chignik in Detail.

About

population 99, on E coast Alaska Peninsula at head of Anchorage Bay, Aleutian Range

History

Aleut village probably established as a fishing village and cannery named for Chignik Bay. The 1890 Census lists it as "Chignik Bay" with a population of 193. Its population was 224 in 1939 and 253 in 1950. The Chignik post office was established in 1901.