Haycock, Alaska

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Haycock, Alaska
Haycock, Alaska is located in Alaska
Haycock, Alaska
Haycock, Alaska
Coordinates: 65°12′35″N 161°09′56″W / 65.20972°N 161.16556°W / 65.20972; -161.16556Coordinates: 65°12′35″N 161°09′56″W / 65.20972°N 161.16556°W / 65.20972; -161.16556
CountryUnited States
StateAlaska
Census areaNome
Elevation
184 ft (56 m)
Time zoneUTC-9 (Alaska (AKST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-8 (AKDT)
Area code(s)907
GNIS feature ID1403253[1]

Haycock is an unincorporated community and mining camp in the Nome Census Area, Alaska, United States.

History[edit]

The community was founded in 1914 as a mining camp; it had a post office from 1916 until 1957.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920114
193071−37.7%
19408114.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[2]

Haycock first appeared on the 1920 U.S. Census as an unincorporated village. It appeared again in 1930 and 1940. It has not returned since.

Notable person[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Haycock, Alaska". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". Census.gov. Retrieved June 6, 2013.
  3. ^ 'Last Rites For Beltz Held Today,' Faorbanks Daily News Miner, November 23, 1960, pg. 1