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Pronunciation: (SIT-kuh)
Incorporation Type: Unified Home Rule Municipality

Economic Base:

Fishing, Seafood Processing, Tourism, Government, Education, Health Care
Annual Precipitation: 96" including snowfall
Population (2007): 8,615
Legislative District: 2 A
Coastal Area (sq. miles): 4,185 square miles
Shoreline: 1,627 miles
Hours of Daylight Summer: 18 hours, 5 min
Hours of Daylight Winter: 6 hours, 45 min

Community Overview:

Located on the west coast of Baronof Island on Sitka Sound, Sitka fronts on the Pacific Ocean. The city and borough includes Baranof Island, Chichagof Island and many smaller islands.



Coastal Coordinator:

Marlene Campbell
100 Lincoln Street
Sitka, AK 99835
Phone: 907-747-1855
Fax: 907-747-1856

Division of Commerce, Community & Economic Development:

Ruth St. Amour
Development Specialist
Phone: 907-269-4527

ACMP Planner: David Gann
Coastal Resource Specialist
Phone: 907-465-3529