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]
Kintra Unitit States
State Alaska
Burgh seat[1] Yakutat
Govrenment
 • Mayor Cindy L. Bremner
Aurie
 • Burgh 24,509 km2 (9,463 sq mi)
 • Laund 19,812 km2 (7,649 sq mi)
 • Watter 4,697 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)
Elevation[2] 21 m (69 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Burgh 662
 • Density 0.027/km2 (0.070/sq mi)
 • Urban (CDP)[3] 662
 • Urban density 2.5/km2 (6.4/sq mi)
Time zone Alaska (AKST) (UTC-9)
FIPS code 02-282 (borough),
02-86490 (CDP)
GNIS featur ID 1415858, 1419986
Wabsteid yakutatak.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.