in the Bethel Census Area
- Current Population
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- 2013 Department of Labor Estimate
- Pronunciation/Other Names
- (ka sig' luck); alt. Kaseglok
- Community's Judicial District
- Recording District
Geography and Climate
- Kasigluk is on the Johnson River in the Kuskokwim River Delta, 26 miles northwest of Bethel. The community is comprised of Old and New Kasigluk, surrounded by the Johnson River and a network of lakes.
- The area's precipitation averages 16 inches annually, with snowfall of 50 inches. Summer temperatures range from 62 to 42 °F; winter temperatures are 19 to -2 °F.
- Community Map Available
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- Sq Mi Land
- Sq Mi Water
History and Culture
- It is an Eskimo village listed as one of the "Tundra Villages" in the 1939 U.S. Census, with a population of 66. A post office was established in 1962. It incorporated as a city in 1982 but was dissolved on Oct. 21, 1996, in favor of the traditional village council.
- Kasigluk is a Yup'ik Eskimo community practicing a fishing and subsistence lifestyle.
- Federally Recognized Tribe
- Name of Federally Recognized Tribe
- Kasigluk Traditional Elders Council
- Local Option Restrictions
- Ban sale and importation of alcohol.
Facilities, Utilities, and Health Care
- A state-owned 3,000' long by 60' wide gravel airstrip provides chartered or private air transportation year-round. Locals use skiffs in the summer and snowmachines in the winter to travel to Bethel and other area villages. A winter trail exists to Chefornak (83 mi). Although there are no docking facilities, barges from Bethel deliver fuel and supplies during summer months.
- State Ferry
- Cargo Barge
- Road Connection
- Community's Senate District
- Community's House District