Angoon, Alaska

related topics
{household, population, family}
{city, population, household}
{land, century, early}
{water, park, boat}
{household, population, female}
{war, force, army}
{utc_offset, utc_offset_dst, timezone}
{build, building, house}
{island, water, area}

Angoon (sometimes formerly spelled Angun) is a city on Admiralty Island in Hoonah-Angoon Census Area, Alaska, United States. At the 2000 census the population was 572. The name in Tlingit, Aangóon, means roughly "isthmus town."

Contents

Geography

Angoon is located at 57°29′49″N 134°34′25″W / 57.49694°N 134.57361°W / 57.49694; -134.57361 (57.496891, -134.573579)[2].

Angoon is the largest permanent settlement on Admiralty Island. It is located on an isthmus at the mouth of Kootznahoo Inlet on the west side of the island. It is 97 km (60 miles) southwest of Juneau. The only other community on the island is Cube Cove, to the north.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 38.6 square miles (99.9 km²), of which, 22.5 square miles (58.3 km²) of it is land and 16.1 square miles (41.7 km²) of it (41.69%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 572 people, 184 households, and 138 families residing in the city. The population density was 25.4 people per square mile (9.8/km²). There were 221 housing units at an average density of 9.8/sq mi (3.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 11.36% White, 0.52% Black or African American, 81.99% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 1.40% from other races, and 4.55% from two or more races. 5.42% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

Full article ▸

related documents
Nekoosa, Wisconsin
Cottonwood Falls, Kansas
Eloy, Arizona
El Mirage, Arizona
Ashland, Alabama
Cottonwood, Arizona
Plymouth, California
Georgetown, Illinois
New Carlisle, Ohio
Somerton, Arizona
Page, Arizona
Angels Camp, California
Hazelwood, Missouri
Shaktoolik, Alaska
Litchfield Park, Arizona
Menasha, Wisconsin
Jackson, California
Grove City, Ohio
Bettles, Alaska
Tenakee Springs, Alaska
Clive, Iowa
Urbana, Ohio
Eagle, Alaska
Sedan, Kansas
Mountain Village, Alaska
Tanana, Alaska
Avondale, Arizona
Hughes, Alaska
Goodyear, Arizona
Dover, Ohio