Galena, Alaska

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Galena
Notaalee Denh
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
Country United States
State Alaska
Census Area Yukon-Koyukuk
Incorporated October 26, 1971[1]
Government
 • Mayor Jon Korta[2]
 • State senator Donald Olson (D)
 • State rep. Neal Foster (D)
Area[3]
 • Total 24.09 sq mi (62.40 km2)
 • Land 17.72 sq mi (45.90 km2)
 • Water 6.37 sq mi (16.50 km2)
Elevation 128 ft (39 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 470
 • Estimate (2016) 488
 • Density 20.26/sq mi (7.82/km2)
Time zone Alaska (AKST) (UTC-9)
 • Summer (DST) AKDT (UTC-8)
ZIP code 99741
Area code 907
FIPS code 02-27530
Website http://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.