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South Naknek
Bristol Bay Borough, Alaska


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History & History-related items

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Statistics & Facts

The Alaska state capital is Juneau.
The population of South Naknek is approximately 136 (1990), 79 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 90 (1990), 35 (2010).
The amount of land area in South Naknek is 247.436 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 42.813 sq kilometers.
The distance from South Naknek to Washington DC is 4091 miles.
The distance to the Alaska state capital is 908 miles. (as the crow flies)
South Naknek is positioned 58.68 degrees north of the equator and 156.98 degrees west of the prime meridian.


on the south bank, near the mouth of the Naknek River. It is directly across the river from Naknek.
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History & History Related Items

South Naknek is a Sugpiak Native village. The people came when they were displaced by the Katmai and Novarupta volcanic eruptions of 1912. They came to South Naknek from the villages of New and Old Savanoski.
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See this great photo page for South Naknek.

There is a 3,500 foot gravel airstrip here which is maintained by the state. Larger airplanes will need to land elsewhere as the strip only accommodates small aircraft. There is also a 3,000 foot seaplane landing area on the river.

Here is more information for South Naknek.
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Economy & Industry

Commercial fishing and salmon processing are the two major portions of the local economy.
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South Naknek City Government

The village is governed by a Village Council, which has five members.

South Naknek Village Council
P.O. Box 70029
South Naknek, Alaska 99670
Phone: 907-246-8614
Fax: 907-842-8613 South Naknek


The population for South Naknek in 1990 was 136. Of this number 108 were Native Alaskans.

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