Galena, Alaska

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Galena
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City
Galena following a flood
Galena following a flood
Galena is located in Alaska
Galena
Galena
Location in Alaska
Coordinates: 64°44′26″N 156°53′8″W / 64.74056°N 156.88556°W / 64.74056; -156.88556Coordinates: 64°44′26″N 156°53′8″W / 64.74056°N 156.88556°W / 64.74056; -156.88556
CountryUnited States
StateAlaska
Census AreaYukon-Koyukuk
IncorporatedOctober 26, 1971[1]
Government
 • MayorJon Korta[2]
 • State senatorDonald Olson (D)
 • State rep.Neal Foster (D)
Area[3]
 • Total24.09 sq mi (62.40 km2)
 • Land17.72 sq mi (45.90 km2)
 • Water6.37 sq mi (16.50 km2)
Elevation128 ft (39 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total470
 • Estimate (2016)488
 • Density20.26/sq mi (7.82/km2)
Time zoneUTC-9 (Alaska (AKST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-8 (AKDT)
ZIP code99741
Area code907
FIPS code02-27530
Websitehttp://www.ci.galena.ak.us/

Galena is a town in Alaska, United States. There are no roads leading to the town. Supplies come by the river or by airplane.

Galena is on the north bank of the Yukon River. The Innoko National Wildlife Refuge is to the southwest.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1996 Alaska Municipal Officials Directory. Juneau: Alaska Municipal League/Alaska Department of Community and Regional Affairs. January 1996. p. 58.
  2. 2015 Alaska Municipal Officials Directory. Juneau: Alaska Municipal League. 2015. p. 64.
  3. "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jun 22, 2017.