Klawock, Alaska

Klawock is a city in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, in the U.S. state of Alaska, on the west coast of Prince of Wales Island, on Klawock Inlet, across from Klawock Island. It is 90 km (56 mi) from Ketchikan, 11 km (seven mi) from Craig, and 39 km (24 mi) from Hollis.

Klawock is known for being the site of the first salmon cannery in Alaska. It is also a major center for Tlingit culture and features the largest collection of authentic totem poles in Alaska.

Things to See & Do

* Salmon hatchery
* Totem Park
* Long House

General information

Cruise Season – May - September
Currency - United States Dollar (USD)
Language – English
Land Area - 1.5 km2
Population – 900 approx
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time - GMT minus 10
International Country Telephone Code – 1

Port Location – The Klawock port is located in Klawock Harbour.

Transport Links – Klawock Airport is the only airport on Prince of Wales Island and serves as the air transport gateway for nearby Craig as well. It receives charters and daily scheduled passenger service from Ketchikan from Promech and Pacific Airways.

Ferry service is available through the Inter-Island Ferry Authority from either Prince of Wales Island communities of Hollis (M/V Prince of Wales, with service to Ketchikan) or Coffman Cove (M/V Stikine, with service to Wrangell or Petersburg) which are both accessible through Prince of Wales' road system.

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