Information About

Klawock

Quick Facts

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Location

55 ° 33' 8" N,
133 ° 5' 45" W

Region

Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA)

Elevation

89 ft (27.13 m)

Uses

Klawock in Detail.

About

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).

Places Near Klawock
Areas:

Witness Rocks,

Archipelagos:

Alberto Islands, Gaohi Islands, Prince of Wales Archipelago,

Bars:

Alberto Reef, Balandra Shoal, Ballena Island Shoal, Fern Reef, Fish Egg Reef, Klawock Reef, Parida Island Reef, San Christoval Rock,

Bays:

Port Bagial, Port Caldera, Port Estrella, Port Saint Nicholas, Big Bay, Crab Bay, Doyle Bay, Kaguk Cove, Klawock Inlet, San Alberto Bay, Shelter Cove, Shinaku Inlet, Trocadero Bay,

Capes:

Point Miliflores, Point Miraballes, Point Polocano, Point Providence, Point Saint Sebastian, Point Batan, Point Eugenia, Point Ildefonso, Point Iphigenia, Point Lomas, Agueda Point, Canoe Point, Cape Empinado, Cape Flores, Cape Suspiro, Cemetery Point, Entrance Point, Fern Point, Guktu Point, Perlas Point, Punta de los Almos, Punta De los Islotillos, Punta Maria Antonia, Punta Noriega, Punta Palmito, Tranquil Point,

Channels:

North Entrance, South Entrance,

Cities:

Craig, Klawock,

Dams:

Craig Water Supply Dam, Klawock Dam,

Islands:

Abbess Island, Balandra Island, Ballena Islands, Canas Island, Catalina Island, Clam Island, Cole Island, Coronados Islands, Craig Island, Cruz Islands, Culebrina Island, Dasani Islands, Fish Egg Island, Hermanos Islands, Joe Island, Klawock Island, Ladrones Islands, Madre de Dios Island, Parida Island, Peratrovich Island, Piedras Island, Prince of Wales Island, Rancheria Island, Rosary Island, San Juan Bautista Island, San Juanito Island, Sombrero Island, Toti Island, Unlucky Island, Wadleigh Island, Wadleigh Rock, The Witnesses,

Lakes:

Big Salt Lake, Black Lake, Klawock Lake, Lake Saint Nicholas,

Mountains:

Bautista Peak, Kogish Mountain, Staney Cone, Sunny Hay Mountain, Twin Mountain,

Mountain Passes:

Canoe Pass,

Rivers:

Klawock River,

Streams:

Crab Creek, Halfmile Creek, Shaheen Creek, Shinaku Creek, Threemile Creek,

Routes:

Canoe Point Trail,