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View of Kodiak from Pillar Mountain. At center, from top to bottom: the Near Island Bridge, downtown and the small boat harbor.
"Alaska's Emerald Isle"
Location in Alaska
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|Incorporated||September 11, 1940|
|• Mayor||Patricia B. "Pat" Branson|
|• State senator||Gary Stevens (R)|
|• State rep.||Louise Stutes (R)|
|• Total||5.04 sq mi (13.05 km2)|
|• Land||3.48 sq mi (9.00 km2)|
|• Water||1.56 sq mi (4.04 km2)|
|Elevation||49 ft (15 m)|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||1,229.10/sq mi (474.59/km2)|
|Time zone||Alaska (AKST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-9 (AKDT)|
99615, 99619, 99697
|GNIS feature ID||1404875|
The Alutiiq people were the first to live on the island. In the 18th century the town became the capital of Russian Alaska. Russia sold Alaska to the United States in 1867. Kodiak became a center for commercial fishing
References[change | change source]
- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- 1996 Alaska Municipal Officials Directory. Juneau: Alaska Municipal League/Alaska Department of Community and Regional Affairs. January 1996. p. 84.
- 2015 Alaska Municipal Officials Directory. Juneau: Alaska Municipal League. 2015. p. 90.
- "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jun 22, 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)