Petersburg, Alaska

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Petersburg, Alaska
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Aerial view of Petersburg
Aerial view of Petersburg
Motto(s): "Little Norway. Big Adventure."
Location of Petersburg in Alaska
Location of Petersburg in Alaska
Coordinates: 56°48′16″N 132°56′31″W / 56.80444°N 132.94194°W / 56.80444; -132.94194Coordinates: 56°48′16″N 132°56′31″W / 56.80444°N 132.94194°W / 56.80444; -132.94194
CountryUnited States
StateAlaska
BoroughPetersburg
Area
 • Total46.0 sq mi (119.2 km2)
 • Land43.9 sq mi (113.6 km2)
 • Water2.2 sq mi (5.6 km2)
Population (2017(est.))
 • Total3,281
 • Density73.5/sq mi (28.4/km2)
ZIP code99833
Area code907

Petersburg is a city in southeast Alaska, United States. It is on Mitkof Island. There are no bridges so Petersburg can only be reached by air or sea.