Petersburg, Alaska

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Petersburg
Unincorporated City
Motto: "Little Norway. Big Adventure."
Location of Petersburg in Alaska
Coordinates: 56°48′16″N 132°56′31″W / 56.80444°N 132.94194°W / 56.80444; -132.94194Coordinates: 56°48′16″N 132°56′31″W / 56.80444°N 132.94194°W / 56.80444; -132.94194
Country United States
State Alaska
Borough Petersburg Borough
Area
 • Total 46.0 sq mi (119.2 km2)
 • Land 43.9 sq mi (113.6 km2)
 • Water 2.2 sq mi (5.6 km2)
Elevation 36 ft (11 m)
Population (2011)
 • Total 3,030
 • Density 73.5/sq mi (28.4/km2)
Time zone Alaska (AKST) (UTC-9)
 • Summer (DST) AKDT (UTC-8)
ZIP code 99833
Area code 907
FIPS code 02-60310
GNIS feature ID 1424228

Petersburg is a city in southeast Alaska, United States. It is on Mitkof Island. There are no bridges so Petersburg can only be reached by air or sea.