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Larsen Bay
Kodiak Island Borough, Alaska

ZipCodes
99624




Page Contents for Larsen Bay, Alaska

Statistics & Facts

Location

Weather & Climate

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Economy

Government

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Alaska state capital is Juneau.
The population of Larsen Bay is approximately 147 1990, 87 2010.
The approximate number of families is 74 1990, 34 2010.
The amount of land area in Larsen Bay is 13.37 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Larsen Bay is 5.16 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 5.997 sq kilometers.
The distance from Larsen Bay to Washington DC is 3931 miles.
The distance to the Alaska state capital is 792 miles. (as the crow flies)
Larsen Bay is positioned 57.55 degrees north of the equator and 154.01 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Larsen Bay average annual precipitation is 23 inches peryear.
Larsen Bay average annual snowfall is 18.9 inches per year.

Location

about 65 air miles from Kodiak on the western coast of Kodiak Island. Other Kodiak Island Borough cities include Akhiok, Karluk, Old Harbor, Ouzinkie and Port Lions. Larsen Bay is accessibly only by water or air. Regular and charter flights are available. A gravel airstrip is available as is a seaplane base.
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Climate


moderate. The Islands, in general, have a strong marine influence. There is often fog and clouds, but very little freezing temperatures. The temperature generally ranges from 32 to 62. The worst storms occur mostly from December through February.

This page gives weather data using 30 year averages.
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History & History Related Items

Larsen Bay was named for Peter Larsen, a local hunter and guide. Though the area was inhabited for thousands of years, the first non-natives to come were the Russian fur traders around 1750. Later in the early 1800's, a tannery was built. A cannery was built here in 1911. The area has been the site for hundreds of important archaeological artifacts.

Here is a history page for Larsen Bay.
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The incorporation of Larsen Bay

1974


Attractions

Larsen Bay is known as a center for both commercial and sport fishing.

Learn more about Kodiak Island at this informative website.

See some pictures of Bears at Larsen Bay on Kodiak Island.
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Economy & Industry


mainly based on fishing and the fishing industry. Some tourist services businesses are also located here.
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Larsen Bay City Government

City of Larsen Bay
Larsen Bay, AK 99624
Phone: 907-847-2239 Larsen Bay

Miscellany

The population of Larsen Bay was:
1990 - 147
2000 - 115
2002 - 107
The 1990 and 2000 figures are from US Census data. All other figures are from other sources.

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