Sitka, Alaska

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Sitka, Alaska
City and borough
View toward Sitka from the Pacific Ocean. Sitka is the only town in Southeast Alaska that faces the Gulf of Alaska head-on.
Sitka, Alaska is located in Alaska
Sitka, Alaska
Coordinates: 57°3′10″N 135°19′54″W / 57.05278°N 135.33167°W / 57.05278; -135.33167Coordinates: 57°3′10″N 135°19′54″W / 57.05278°N 135.33167°W / 57.05278; -135.33167
Country United States
State Alaska
Colonized 1799
Incorporated December 2, 1971
Government
 • Mayor Cheryl Westover
Area
 • Total 4,811.5 sq mi (12,461.8 km2)
 • Land 2,874.0 sq mi (7,443.6 km2)
 • Water 1,937.6 sq mi (5,018.2 km2)
Elevation 26 ft (8 m)
Population (2005)[1]
 • Total 8,986
 • Density 3.13/sq mi (1.21/km2)
Time zone Alaska (UTC-9)
 • Summer (DST) Alaska (UTC-8)
ZIP 99835
Area code(s) 907
FIPS code 02-70540
GNIS feature ID 1414736

Sitka is a city in Alaska.

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