|Census Area||Aleutians West|
|Incorporated||March 3, 1942|
|• Mayor||Frank Kelty|
|• State senator||Lyman Hoffman (D)|
|• State rep.||Bryce Edgmon (D)|
|• Total||210.89 sq mi (546.2 km2)|
|• Land||102.202 sq mi (264.70 km2)|
|• Water||108.678 sq mi (281.47 km2)|
|Elevation||13 ft (4 m)|
|• Density||20.17/sq mi (7.79/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-9 (Alaska (AKST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-8 (AKDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1419424|
Almost all the community's port facilities are on Amaknak Island. This is better known as Dutch Harbor or just "Dutch". It is the largest fisheries port in the U.S. by volume caught.
The Aleut have lived on Unalaska Island for thousands of years. They named the island "Ounalashka" which means 'Near the Peninsula'.
Makushin Volcano is on the island. It is not quite visible from the town of Unalaska. On a clear day the steam can be seen rising from its cone.
References[change | change source]
- 1996 Alaska Municipal Officials Directory. Juneau: Alaska Municipal League/Alaska Department of Community and Regional Affairs. January 1996. p. 154.
- "2021 Gazetteer Places Files - Alaska". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2022-05-08.
- "Unalaska city, Alaska - Census Bureau Profile". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2022-05-08.