Information About

Noatak

Quick Facts

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Location

67 ° 34' 16" N,
162 ° 57' 55" W

Region

Northwest Arctic

Elevation

52 ft (15.85 m)

Uses

Noatak in Detail.

About

pop 275, on right bank of Noatak River, 37 mi. NE of Cape Krusenstern, Arctic Slope.

History

Eskimo village listed by Ivan Petroff in the 1880 Census as "Noatagamute," i.e. "Noatak (River) people." The population was 121 in 1910; 164 in 1920; 212 in 1930; 336 in 1939; and 326 in 1950. The Noatak post office was established in 1940 (Ricks, 1965, p. 46).

Places Near Noatak
Rivers:

Eli River,

Streams:

Kiyak Creek, Kuchak Creek, Kuchoruk Creek,

Cities:

Noatak,