The History of Naukati Bay

Naukati Bay is located on the west coast of Prince of Wales Island in Southeast Alaska. It lies at approximately 55 51' N Latitude, 133 11' W Longitude . The community is located in the Ketchikan Recording District. The area encompasses 7 sq. miles of land and 4 sq. miles of water.

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 later was settled as a Department of Natural Resources land disposal site.


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History and map graphic used with permission from the Alaska Department of Community and Economic Development