in the Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area
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- Pronunciation/Other Names
- (naw' ka tee); a.k.a. Naukati; Naukati West
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Facilities and Amenities
Geography and Climate
- Naukati Bay is located on the west coast of Prince of Wales Island in Southeast Alaska.
- The area is dominated by a cool, maritime climate. Average temperatures in the summer range from 46 to 70 °F; winter temperatures range from 32 to 42 °F.
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- Sq Mi Land
- Sq Mi Water
History and Culture
- Named "Naukatee Bay" in 1904 by the U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey, who recorded it as the local Indian name. It was a logging camp at one time but was later settled as a Department of Natural Resources land disposal site.
- Naukati residents are logging families and homesteaders. Two community non-profit associations have been organized for planning and local issue purposes.
- Federally Recognized Tribe
- Local Option Restrictions
- Sale by specific type of license only.
- A recently constructed harbor includes a small boat launch ramp, floatplane dock, and moorage for small craft in fingered slips. There is 250 feet of moorage space for larger commercial vessels. The community is connected to the Prince of Wales Island road system, which includes both logging and paved roads. A paved highway from Coffman cove extends to 11 miles from Naukati Bay. From there a US forest Service gravel road, is under reconstruction in preparation for paving.
- State Ferry
- Cargo Barge
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