Information About

Chilkat

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Chilkat on The Map

Location

59 ° 23' 58.927" N,
135 ° 53' 47.072" W

Region

Haines

Elevation

141 ft (42.98 m)

Uses

Chilkat in Detail.

About

on the Chilkat Peninsula, on E shore of Chilkat Inlet, 2 mi. S of the center of Haines, 18 mi. SSW of Skagway, Coast Range

History

Former Tlingit Indian village; abandoned about 1910. The name "Chilkat" refers to a tribe of Tlingit, and means "salmon storehouse."