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Lake Minchumina
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area, Alaska


Page Contents for Lake Minchumina, Alaska

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Weather & Climate

History & History-related items

City Attractions


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Statistics & Facts

The Alaska state capital is Juneau.
The population of Lake Minchumina is approximately 19 (2004), 13 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 41 (2000), 6 (2010).
The amount of land area in Lake Minchumina is 189.415 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Lake Minchumina is 216.4 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 58.07 sq kilometers.
The distance from Lake Minchumina to Washington DC is 3851 miles.
The distance to the Alaska state capital is 779 miles. (as the crow flies)
Lake Minchumina is positioned 63.87 degrees north of the equator and 152.41 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Lake Minchumina per capita income is $ 26,780 (2000).
Lake Minchumina median income is $ 36,250.
Lake Minchumina average annual precipitation is 11.3 inches peryear.


in the Alaskan Interior north of Mount McKinley.
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cold, harsh and typical of the Alaskan Interior. Ice fog occurs often in the winter. Winter temperatures may range from -22 to -2 while summer temperatures usually range from 50 to 72.
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History & History Related Items

Though historicaly a native area, the community is only about 12.5% Alaska Native or part Native. There is a small village, a lodge and store. An airfield is also located here. The local school was closed in 2000 because of declining enrollment.
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There is a 4,200 foot long gravel airstrip here. Though the lake is accessible by boat in the summer, there are no road connection to the community. It is considered an isolated village with few modern conveniences. Electricity is available.
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Economy & Industry

mainly subsistence. Few jobs are available but the lodge does provide some employment. Besides the hunting, fishing and gathering for food, trapping and dog mushing are also common activities.
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Lake Minchumina


The population of Lake Minchumina was:
1990 - 32
2000 - 25
2004 - 19 (estimate)

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