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Statistics & Facts

The Alaska state capital is Juneau.
The population of Edna Bay is approximately 86 (1990), 42 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 29 (1990), 18 (2010).
The amount of land area in Edna Bay is 69.675 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 24.702 sq kilometers.
The distance from Edna Bay to Washington DC is 2974 miles.
The distance to the Alaska state capital is 169 miles. (as the crow flies)
Edna Bay is positioned 55.95 degrees north of the equator and 133.65 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Edna Bay average annual rainfall is 60-220 inches per year
The average winter temperature is 30's to low 50's degrees F.
The average summer temperature is high 50's to high 70's degrees F.


on Prince of Wales Island, in southern southeast Alaska.. This island is the third largest island in the United States! The two larger islands are Kodiak Island and the big island of Hawaii. To the south of Prince of Wales Island lies British Columbia, Canada. To the west is the Pacific Ocean. The island, itself, is only 140 miles long from north to south and the average width is about 30 miles.
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cool and moist
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usually cool and comfortable. The area has plenty of rain. July is usually the driest month and November the wettest of the year, though every month has rain.
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History & History Related Items

History for Prince of Wales Island:

The island has a long history from at least 8,000 years ago. The Haida lived in the southern third of the island about 300 years ago. The northern portion was inhabited by three Tlingit kwans (or tribes). The Haida and Tlingit people were very different, but both highly developed.

The Europeans first came here in 1775 with the arrival of Don Juan Francisco Bodega Quadra of Spain. Soon after came the British explorers. Captain James Cook and Captain George Vancouver both explored the area in the late 1700's. Vancouver charted much of the area. Wide-spread commercialism did not really begin until the 1800's. The mainstays of that economy were fishing, mining and logging. With the addition of tourism, they remain much the same today. Among the ores mined on the island were gold, silver, zinc, lead uranium and palladium.
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Prince of Wales Island, Alaska Information page.

This area may only be accessible by boat or floatplane.
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Edna Bay Chamber

Prince of Wales Chamber of Commerce
Phone: 907-826-3870
Find information for any of the Prince of Wales Communities at the Chamber.

Edna Bay Organizations

Prince of Wales Chamber of Commerce
Phone: 907-826-3870
Find information for any of the Prince of Wales Communities at the Chamber.

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