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The History of Eagle Village, Alaska


Eagle Village is on the left bank of the Yukon River, 3 miles east of the City of Eagle, on the Taylor Highway. The village is southeast of the Yukon Charley Rivers National Preserve. It lies at approximately 64 47' N Latitude, 141 07' W Longitude (Sec. 33, T001S, R033E, Fairbanks Meridian). The community is located in the Fairbanks Recording District. The area encompasses 34 sq. miles of land and 3 sq. miles of water.

Eagle is a Han Kutchin Indian village. The early village was called "Johnny's" by non-Natives because its chief was known as John. A mining camp was established at the nearby City of Eagle.


A Guide to Eagle, Alaska

Alaska Community Histories Index Alaska DCCED Community Database Online


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