Information About

Hatchery Creek

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Hatchery Creek on The Map

Location

55 ° 56' 27" N,
132 ° 58' 15" W

Region

Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA)

Nearest City

Craig

Tributary to

Sweetwater Lake

Tributaries

Lake Galea,

Elevation

20 ft (6.1 m)

Uses

Hatchery Creek in Detail.

About

In north central Prince of Wales Island, flowing NNW 18 mi. through Lake Galea and two unnamed lakes to Sweetwater Lake, 0.6 mi NNE of the mouth of Logjam Creek, and 27 mi NNE of Klawock. Alex. Arch.

History

Probably named because of the large number of spawning salmon. Recorded in 1949 by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).