Hoonah-Angoon Census Area, Alaska

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Hoonah-Angoon Census Area is a census area located in the state of Alaska, United States. As of the 2000 census, the population was 2,574. It is part of the unorganized borough and therefore has no borough seat. Its largest community is the city of Hoonah. Other significant population centers are the cities of Angoon and Gustavus.

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History

The census area was significantly larger in the 1990 census, at which time it was the Skagway-Yakutat-Angoon Census Area. After Yakutat was incorporated at a unified city-borough on September 22, 1992, it was renamed to Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon Census Area;[1] When Skagway followed suit on June 20, 2007,[2][3] the census area assumed its current name.

Geography

The census area has a land area of 7,444 square miles (19,280 km²) and a water area of 3,468 square miles (8,983 km²). A map showing its current boundaries is shown here:[4]

Adjacent boroughs and census areas

Also shares eastern border with British Columbia, Canada.

National protected areas

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