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The population of Cold Bay is approximately 89 (2004), 108 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 98 (2000), 46 (2010).

The amount of land area in Cold Bay is 150.196 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Cold Bay is 54.4 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 56.771 sq kilometers.
The distance from Cold Bay to Washington DC is 4286 miles. The distance to the Alaska state capital is 1158 miles. (as the crow flies)
Cold Bay is positioned 55.22 degrees north of the equator and 162.73 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Cold Bay per capita income is $20,037 (2000).
Cold Bay median income is $55,750 (2000).

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Cold Bay location: 634 miles from Anchorage on the tip of the Alaska Peninsula. It is a major air transportation hub for the surrounding villages and all of the Borough with Anchorage.
It is located in the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge.

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Climate & Weather

The climate for Cold Bay is maritime with high winds prevalent during much of the year. Temperatures range from 25 to 60 degrees.
Cold Bay average annual rainfall is 36 inches per year
Cold Bay average annual snowfall is 55 inches per year.
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Cold Bay history:

The area has long been use by local and European hunters alike. An Air base was used here, Fort Randall, during World War II.
The incorporation date of Cold Bay: 1982

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Cold Bay attractions:

It is also the home of the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge. A second wildlife refuge, The Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge is located adjacent to False Pass. Both are administered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

The population of Cold Bay is 17% Alaska Native or part Native. Hunting and fishing are common pasttimes for both recreation and subsistence.

The city is accessible mainly by air and sea. A road is planned to King Cove. The airport has a 10,415 foot long paved and lighted runway. A paved crosswind runway is also available. There is a seaplane base here for use when weather permits.

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Economy & Industry

Cold Bay economy: mainly in government and airline support services, unlike most of the surrounding area that focuses on the fishing industry. Due to the modern airport, it is a hub of air transport for both public and private aircraft.
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