The History of Uganik

Uganik is located on Uganik Bay on the northern coast of Kodiak Island. It lies at approximately 57 46' N Latitude, 153 24' W Longitude (Sec. 11, T029S, R026W, Seward Meridian). The community is located in the Kodiak Recording District. The area encompasses 0 sq. miles of land and 0 sq. miles of water.

It was originally a Native village reported as "Oohanick" in 1805, and "Oogashik" in 1880. The site is presently not occupied year-round. The Island's Native population are Alutiiq (Russian-Aleuts.)


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