Eek, Alaska

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Eek
Ekvicuaq
City
Eek, AK from a bush plane
Eek, AK from a bush plane
Eek is located in Alaska
Eek
Eek
Location in Alaska
Coordinates: 60°13′7″N 162°1′33″W / 60.21861°N 162.02583°W / 60.21861; -162.02583
CountryUnited States
StateAlaska
Census AreaBethel
IncorporatedJuly 9, 1970[1]
Government
 • MayorCarlie Beebe[2]
 • State senatorLyman Hoffman (D)
 • State rep.Zach Fansler (D)
Area[3]
 • Total1.03 sq mi (2.68 km2)
 • Land0.91 sq mi (2.36 km2)
 • Water0.12 sq mi (0.32 km2)
Elevation3 ft (1 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total296
 • Estimate (2016)321
 • Density310.44/sq mi (119.88/km2)
Time zoneUTC-9 (Alaska (AKST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-8 (AKDT)
ZIP codes99578
Area code907
FIPS code02-21040

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".

References[change | change source]

  1. "Directory of Borough and City Officials 1974". Alaska Local Government (Juneau: Alaska Department of Community and Regional Affairs) XIII (2): 31. January 1974. 
  2. 2015 Alaska Municipal Officials Directory. Juneau: Alaska Municipal League. 2015. p. 56.
  3. "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jun 22, 2017.