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Open in The Map Klawock on The Map


55 ° 33' 7.999" N,
133 ° 5' 44.999" W


Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA)


89 ft (27.13 m)

Klawock in Detail.


On W coast of Prince of Wales Island, 5 mi NNE of Craig, Alex. Arch.


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).

Birds Sighted Here

Sorted by Most Common to Least Common Viewings

Glaucous-winged Gull, Northern Pintail, Mallard, Sandhill Crane, Pine Siskin, Green-winged Teal, Greater Scaup, Herring Gull, Iceland Gull, Black Turnstone, Dark-eyed Junco, Lesser Scaup, Barrow's Goldeneye, Barn Swallow, White-winged Scoter, Canada Goose, Ring-necked Duck, Bufflehead, Common Murre, Greater White-fronted Goose, Surfbird, Horned Grebe, Pelagic Cormorant, American Crow, Varied Thrush, American Wigeon, Long-tailed Duck, Bald Eagle, Common Starling, Harlequin Duck, White-winged Crossbill, Orange-crowned Warbler, Townsend's Warbler, Surf Scoter, Anna's Hummingbird, Red-necked Phalarope, Red-throated Loon, Great Blue Heron, Belted Kingfisher, Trumpeter Swan, Northern Shoveler, Common Goldeneye, Hooded Merganser, Common Merganser, Red-breasted Merganser, Eurasian Collared Dove, Greater Yellowlegs, Marbled Murrelet, Rhinoceros Auklet, Common Gull, Common Loon, Red-breasted Nuthatch, Brown Creeper, Swainson's Thrush, Hermit Thrush, American Robin, Red Crossbill, Red-winged Blackbird, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Snow Goose, Spruce Grouse, Red-necked Grebe, Rufous Hummingbird, Semipalmated Plover, Dunlin, Rock Sandpiper, Lesser Yellowlegs, Horned Puffin, California Gull, Pacific Loon, Double-crested Cormorant, Northern Harrier, Sharp-shinned Hawk, Northern Goshawk, Red-breasted Sapsucker, Downy Woodpecker, Hairy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, Merlin, Pacific-slope Flycatcher, Steller's Jay, Common Raven, Chestnut-backed Chickadee, Tree Swallow, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Golden-crowned Kinglet, Pacific Wren, American Dipper, Cedar Waxwing, American Tree Sparrow, Fox Sparrow, White-crowned Sparrow, Golden-crowned Sparrow, Savannah Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Lincoln's Sparrow, Swamp Sparrow, Brown-headed Cowbird, Nashville Warbler, Rock Pigeon

Places Near Klawock

Alberto Islands, Gaohi Islands, Prince of Wales Archipelago,


Witness Rocks,


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


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,


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,


North Entrance, South Entrance,


Craig, Klawock,


Craig Water Supply Dam, Klawock Dam,


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,


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


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

Mountain Passes:

Canoe Pass,


Klawock River,


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


Canoe Point Trail,