Eek, Alaska

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Eek
Iik
City
Motto:
Eek, AK from a bush plane
Eek, Alaska is located in Alaska
Eek
Location in Alaska
Coordinates: 60°13′7″N 162°1′33″W / 60.21861°N 162.02583°W / 60.21861; -162.02583Coordinates: 60°13′7″N 162°1′33″W / 60.21861°N 162.02583°W / 60.21861; -162.02583
Country United States
State Alaska
Census Area Bethel
Area
 • Total 1 sq mi (2.7 km2)
 • Land 0.9 sq mi (2.4 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation 3 ft (1 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 296
Time zone Alaska (AKST) (UTC-9)
 • Summer (DST) AKDT (UTC-8)
ZIP codes 99578
Area code 907
FIPS code 02-21040

Eek is a town in Alaska. It is about 400 miles west of Anchorage.

The name comes from an Eskimo word that means "two eyes".