Yakutat, Alaska

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City and Borough of Yakutat[1]
Home Rule Borough
Yakutat Bay
Yakutat Bay
Map o Alaska hielichtin Yakutat City and Borough
Map o Alaska hielichtin Yakutat City and Borough
Coordinates: 59°32′49″N 139°43′38″W / 59.54694°N 139.72722°W / 59.54694; -139.72722Coordinates: 59°32′49″N 139°43′38″W / 59.54694°N 139.72722°W / 59.54694; -139.72722[2]
KintraUnitit States
StateAlaska
Burgh seat[1]Yakutat
Govrenment
 • MayorCindy L. Bremner
Area
 • Burgh24,509 km2 (9,463 sq mi)
 • Land19,812 km2 (7,649 sq mi)
 • Water4,697 km2 (1,813 sq mi)
 • Urban
 (CDP)[3]
269.6 km2 (104.1 sq mi)
 • Land (CDP)260.3 km2 (100.5 sq mi)
 • Watter (CDP)9.3 km2 (3.6 sq mi)
Elevation21 m (69 ft)
Population
 (2010)
 • Burgh662
 • Density0.027/km2 (0.070/sq mi)
 • Urban
 (CDP)[3]
662
 • Urban density2.5/km2 (6.4/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-9 (Alaska (AKST))
FIPS code02-282 (borough),
02-86490 (CDP)
GNIS featur ID1415858, 1419986
Wabsteidyakutatak.govoffice2.com

The City and Borough of Yakutat[1] (/ˈjækətɑːt/, YACK-uh-tat)[4] (Tlingit: Yaakwdáat) is a burgh[5] in the U.S. state o Alaska. Incorporatit as a nan-unifee'd Home Rule Borough[4] on September 22, 1992, Yakutat wis previously a ceety in the Skagway-Yakutat-Angoon Census Area (efterwairds renamit the Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon Census Area).[6] The name is Tlingit, Yaakwdáat ("the place whaur canoes rest") but it oreeginally derives frae a Eyak name diyaʼqudaʼt an wis influencit bi the Tlingit wird yaakw ("canoe, boat").

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "The Home Rule Charter of the City and Borough of Yakutat" (PDF). Alaska Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development. Retrieved May 4, 2012. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Yakutat (populated place)". Geographic Names Information System. Unitit States Geological Survey. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named 2010 Census Places
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Yakutat". Division of Community and Regional Affairs, Alaska Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development. Retrieved January 24, 2013. 
  5. "Alaska Taxable 2011: Municipal Taxation - Rates and Policies" (PDF). Division of Community and Regional Affairs, Alaska Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development. January 2012. 
  6. "Population of Alaska by Labor Market Region, Borough and Census Area, 1990-1999". Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development. Retrieved January 20, 2009.