Nabesna, Alaska

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Nabesna
Nabaesna’
Unincorporated community & census-designated place
Nabesna
Nabesna is located in Alaska
Nabesna
Nabesna
Location within the state of Alaska
Coordinates: 62°22′19″N 143°0′31″W / 62.37194°N 143.00861°W / 62.37194; -143.00861Coordinates: 62°22′19″N 143°0′31″W / 62.37194°N 143.00861°W / 62.37194; -143.00861
Country United States
State Alaska
Census area Valdez-Cordova
Elevation 2,979 ft (908 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 5
Time zone Alaska (AKST) (UTC-9)
 • Summer (DST) AKDT (UTC-8)
GNIS feature ID 1406770[1]

Nabesna (Nabaesna’ in Ahtna) is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in northern Valdez-Cordova Census Area, Alaska, United States, in the northern part of the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve. It lies along a gravel road that connects it to the Tok Cut-Off at Slana.[2] Its elevation is 2,979 feet (908 m). Founded by and named for the Nabesna Mining Company, the community received a post office in 1909. Located at the base of White Mountain in the Wrangell Mountains, it lies west of the Nabesna River.[1] According to the 2010 Census, there were five people residing at this location.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Nabesna, Alaska". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '08. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2008, p. 6.