Information About

Perryville

Quick Facts

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Location

55 ° 54' 50.345" N,
159 ° 9' 47.796" W

Region

Lake and Peninsula

Elevation

36 ft (10.97 m)

Uses

Perryville in Detail.

About

population 111, on S coast of Alaska Peninsula 19 mi. E of Stepovak Bay; Aleutian Range

History

this "native" village was established to provide for people who were driven away from the vicinity of Mount Katmai by the eruption of 1912. including a store and school (Coast Pilot, 1947, p. 297). was originally called Perry, but later was referred to as Perryville, probably to conform with the post office that was established there in 1930 (Ricks, 1965, p. 50).