Aleutians East Borough, Alaska

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Aleutians East Borough
Aghileen Pinnacles Mountains in Izembek National Wildlife Refuge.
Aghileen Pinnacles Mountains in Izembek National Wildlife Refuge.
Map of Alaska highlighting Aleutians East Borough
Location within the U.S. state of Alaska
Map of the United States highlighting Alaska
Alaska's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 55°14′N 161°55′W / 55.23°N 161.92°W / 55.23; -161.92
Country United States
State Alaska
IncorporatedOctober 23, 1987[1][2]
Named forAleutian Islands
SeatSand Point
Largest cityAkutan
 • Total15,010 sq mi (38,900 km2)
 • Land6,982 sq mi (18,080 km2)
 • Water8,028 sq mi (20,790 km2)  53.5%
 • Total3,420
 • Density0.23/sq mi (0.088/km2)
Time zoneUTC−9 (Alaska)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−8 (ADT)

Aleutians East Borough (/əˈljʃənz/)[4][5] is a 2nd class borough in the U.S. state of Alaska. As of the 2020 census, the population was 3,420.[3] The borough seat is Sand Point.[6]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Substantial Changes to Counties and County Equivalent Entities: 1970–Present". United States Census Bureau, Geography Division. 24 May 2002. Archived from the original on May 6, 2009. Retrieved May 3, 2012.
  2. 1996 Alaska Municipal Officials Directory. Juneau: Alaska Municipal League/Alaska Department of Community and Regional Affairs. January 1996. p. 1.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "QuickFacts: Aleutians East Borough, Alaska". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 9, 2023.
  4. "Aleutian". Oxford Dictionaries UK Dictionary. Oxford University Press. Retrieved 2016-01-22.
  5. "Aleutian". Unabridged. Random House. Retrieved 2016-01-22.
  6. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.