The History of Womens Bay

Womens Bay is on the west coast of Kodiak Island, 8 miles south of Kodiak. It lies at approximately 57 43' N Latitude, 152 31' W Longitude (Sec. 04, T028S, R019W, Seward Meridian). The community is located in the Kodiak Recording District. The area encompasses 45 sq. miles of land and 0 sq. miles of water.

Originally inhabited by homesteaders, the property in this area has been transferred to the State, then to the Kodiak Island Borough. The community was named for the Bay it overlooks.


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