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Ward Cove

Quick Facts

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Location

55 ° 24' 43" N,
131 ° 43' 22" W

Region

Ketchikan Gateway

Elevation

174 ft (53.04 m)

Uses

Ward Cove in Detail.

About

On the N shore of Ward Cove, at the SW end of Revillagigedo Island, 4.5 mi NW of Ketchikan, Alex. Arch.

History

This village is an extension of the settlement area of Ketchikan northwest along the highway. A saltery was established here in 1883-84 by W. W. Waud. See Ward Cove. Eugene Wacker was first postmaster of the Wacker post office established 1920. The post office name was changed to Wards Cove in 1951 and then to Ward Cove in 1954 (Ricks, 1965, p. 69-70). The village population was 57 in 1930.

Places Near Ward Cove
Areas:

Cutter Rocks, Tatoosh Rocks, Upper Nickeyville,

Archipelagos:

Blank Islands, Tatoosh Islands,

Bars:

Bailey Rock, Bittersweet Rock, Bolles Ledge, California Rock, Idaho Rock, Lewis Reef, Ohio Rock, Pennock Reef, Pond Reef, Potter Rock, Rosa Reef, Walden Rocks,

Bays:

Annette Bay, Bald Headed Cove, Black Sand Cove, Blank Inlet, Bostwick Inlet, Clam Cove, Grant Cove, Herring Bay, Knudson Cove, Leask Cove, Long Arm, Moser Bay, Mud Bay, Naha Bay, Nelson Cove, Open Bay (not official), Radenbough Cove, Refuge Cove, Totem Bight, Vallenar Bay, Wadding Cove, Ward Cove, Whisky Cove,

Beaches:

Black Sand Beach,

Capes:

Point Higgins, Bar Point, Betton Point, Blank Point, Bostwick Point, Charcoal Point, Cod Point, Donnelly Point, Gravina Point, Helm Point, Indian Point, Lewis Point, Mike Point, Mountain Point, Peninsula Point, Potter Point, Race Point, Rock Point, South Vallenar Point, Survey Point, Tatoosh Point, Vallenar Point, Walden Point,

Channels:

Clover Passage, Inside Passage, Tongass Narrow, Tongass Narrows, Tongass Narrows,

Cities:

Ketchikan, Saxman,

Dams:

Carlanna Lake Dam, Ketchikan Debris Control Dam, Ketchikan Diversion Dam, Ketchikan Lakes Dam, Lake Connell Dam, North Fawn Lake Dam, Saxman Dam, Saxman Lower Reservoir Dam, South Fawn Lake Dam, Upper Silvis Lake Dam, Whitman Lake Dam,

Fictional Places:

Elmo,

Hills:

Brush Hill, Cove Mountain, Judy Hill, Level Mountain,

Islands:

Back Island, Betton Island, Cache Island, Cedar Island, Channel Island, Clover Island, Danger Island, Dogfish Island, East Clump, East Island, Grant Island, Gravina Island, Guard Islands, Hump Island, Joe Island, Moser Island, Pennock Island, Pup Island, Stack Island, Trunk Island, Vallenar Rock,

Lakes:

Blue Lake, Bostwick Lake, Carlanna Lake, Connell Lake, Downdraft Lake, Lake Emery Tobin, Emma Lake, Fawn Lake, Granite Basin, Harriet Hunt Lake, Heckman Lake, Helen Todd Lake, Jordan Lake, Leask Lake, Lower and Upper Ketchikan Lakes, Lower Ketchikan Lake, Lower Silvis Lake, Lower Wolf Lake, Mahoney Lake, Lake Perseverance, Roosevelt Lagoon, Scout Lake, Talbot Lake, Upper Ketchikan Lake, Upper Mahoney Lake, Upper Silvis Lake, Upper Wolf Lake, Ward Lake, Whitman Lake,

Mountains:

Achilles Mountain, Anvil Mountain, Betton Head, Bingo Mountain, Brown Mountain, Buck Mountain, Bush Mountain, Chapin Peak, Curve Mountain, Deer Mountain, Deer Mountains, Diana Mountain, Doe Mountain, Dude Mountain, Fawn Mountain, Fish Mountain, Flat Mountain, High Mountain, House Mountain, Irvin Thompson Mountain, John Mountain, Juno Mountain, Mahoney Mountain, Minerva Mountain, Nipple Mountain, Northbird, Nubbins Mountain, Plain Mountain, Red Mountain, Round Mountain, Roy Jones Mountain, Signal Mountain, Smooth Mountain, Spot Mountain, Sullivan Mountain, Thornton Mountain, Twin Peaks, Ward Mountain,

Parks:

Black Sands Beach State Marine Park, Totem Bight State Historical Park,

Mountain Ranges:

California Ridge,

Ridges:

Dall Ridge, Dall Ridge, Slide Ridge,

Rivers:

Naha River, White River,

Streams:

Bostwick Creek, Carlanna Creek, Emma Creek, First Waterfall Creek, Government Creek, Hoadley Creek, Ketchikan Creek, Leask Creek, Lunch Creek, Perseverance Creek, Second Waterfall Creek, Signal Creek, Trollers Creek, Vallenar Creek, Walsh Creek, Ward Creek, Whipple Creek, Whitman Creek, Wolf Creek,

Routes:

Carlanna Lake Trail, Coast Guard Beach Trail, Connell Lake Trail, Deer Mountain National Recreation Trail, Dude Mountain Trail, Mahoney Mountain Spur, Minerva Mountain Trail, Naha River Trail, Perseverance Trail, Silvis Lakes Traverse, Ward Lake Trail, Wolf Lake Trail,

Cities:

Carlanna, Clover Pass, Dairy, Herring Cove, Loring, Mountain Point, Mud Bay, Peninsula Point, Pennock Island, Port Higgins, Refuge Cove, Shoreline Drive, Ward Cove,

Waterfalls:

Beaver Falls,