Chisana's post office
|• Total||86.7 sq mi (224.7 km2)|
|• Land||86.7 sq mi (224.4 km2)|
|• Water||0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)|
|Elevation||3,369 ft (1,027 m)|
|Time zone||Alaska (AKST) (UTC-9)|
|• Summer (DST)||AKDT (UTC-8)|
|GNIS feature ID||1400321|
Chisana Historic District
|Location||Extending west ¼ mile from the southeastern end of Chisana Airstrip and parallel to Johnson Creek|
|Architectural style||Log Cabin|
|Governing body||National Park Service|
|NRHP Reference #||85002999|
|Added to NRHP||November 29, 1985|
Chisana (also Shushanna) (Tsetsaan’ Na’ in Ahtna) is a ghost town abandoned and a census-designated place (CDP) in the Valdez-Cordova Census Area in the U.S. state of Alaska. As of the 2010 Census, the population of the CDP was 0. The English name Chisana derives from the Ahtna Athabascan name Tsetsaan' Na', meaning literally 'copper river' (not to be confused with the river known in English as the Copper River).
Chisana is located at (62.070992, -141.993271).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 86.7 square miles (225 km2), of which 86.7 square miles (225 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) of it is water. The total area is 0.10% water. Chisana is the highest community in Alaska at 3,318 feet (1,011.3 meters) above sea level.
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