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Statistics & Facts

The Alaska state capital is Juneau.
The population of Metlakatla is approximately 1,375 (2000), 1405 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 481 (1990), 493 (2010).
The amount of land area in Metlakatla is 20.09 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Metlakatla is 2.3 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 12.319 sq kilometers.
The distance from Metlakatla to Washington DC is 2860 miles.
The distance to the Alaska state capital is 247 miles. (as the crow flies)
Metlakatla is positioned 55.12 degrees north of the equator and 131.58 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Metlakatla median income is $ 43,516 (2000).
The Metlakatla median home price is $ 105,400 (2000).


in southeastern Alaska about 14 miles from Saxman and about 16 miles from Ketchikan. Other nearby communities include Meyers Church and Kasaan, both about 63 miles away.
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History & History Related Items

The community was started by William Duncan, an Anglican Missionary who wanted to take the Tshimshan people away from modern influences of alcohol and diseases in the 1860's.
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Metlakatla Schools

Annette Island School District
4th Ave At Milton St
Metlakatla, AK 99926
Phone: 907-886-6332 Metlakatla


The population of Metlakatla was:
1990 - 1,407
2000 - 1,375

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