Information About

Old Harbor

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Old Harbor on The Map

Location

57 ° 12' 10" N,
153 ° 18' 14" W

Region

Kodiak Island

Elevation

20 ft (6.1 m)

Uses

Old Harbor in Detail.

About

population 193, on W shore of Sitakalidak Strait, 56 mi. SW of Kodiak, Kodiak I.

History

Name reported in the 11th Census in 1890 (1893, p. 77) as "Old Harbor, named Staruigavan by the Russians and Nunamiut by the natives * * *. This settlement, containing now less than 100 people, was once an important station of the Russian Fur Company * * *." The old Harbor post office was established in 1931 (Ricks, 1965, p. 48). See Three Saints Harbor, locality.