Bill Moore's Slough
in the Wade Hampton Census Area
- Area Type
- Place of Interest
- Current Population
- Pronunciation/Other Names
- a.k.a. Bill Moores
- Community's Judicial District
- Census Designated Place (CDP)
Geography and Climate
- The site is located on the left bank of Apoon Pass, southwest of Kotlik, in the Yukon Delta.
- The climate is subarctic. Temperatures range between -50 and 87 °F. Average annual precipitiation is 16 inches, and average annual snowfall is 60 inches.
- Community Map Available
- Sq Mi Land
- Sq Mi Water
History and Culture
- This was a landing and riverboat woodyard, first reported in 1899 by R.L. Faris of the U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey as "Konogkelyokamiut." The name "Bill Moore's Slough" was first noted in the 1961 Census. At that time, there were 32 persons living in the community.
- Bill Moore's is a Yup'ik summer subsistence-use camp; villagers live permanently in Kotlik and travel here in the summer.
- Federally Recognized Tribe
- Name of Federally Recognized Tribe
- Village of Bill Moore's Slough
Facilities, Utilities, and Health Care
- Number of Commercial Fishing Permit Holders
- Number of Commercial Fishing Permits Issued
- CDQ Participant
- Gallon of Heating Fuel
- Gallon of Gasoline
- Transportation is provided to Bill Moore's Slough by boat or floatplane from Kotlik. Snowmachine trails provide access in the winter. As of 2014, the Bureau of Indian Affairs is considering plans to build a road from Kotlik.
- State Ferry
- Cargo Barge
- Road Connection