Hobart Bay, Alaska

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Hobart Bay, Alaska
Aerial view of Hobart Bay.
Aerial view of Hobart Bay.
Location of Hobart Bay within Alaska.
Location of Hobart Bay within Alaska.
Coordinates: 57°27′11″N 133°23′36″W / 57.45306°N 133.39333°W / 57.45306; -133.39333Coordinates: 57°27′11″N 133°23′36″W / 57.45306°N 133.39333°W / 57.45306; -133.39333
CountryUnited States
 • State senatorBert Stedman (R)
 • State rep.Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins (D)
 • Total129.8 sq mi (336.2 km2)
 • Land117.4 sq mi (304.1 km2)
 • Water12.4 sq mi (32.1 km2)
1,184 ft (361 m)
 • Total1[1]
Time zoneUTC-9 (Alaska (AKST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-8 (AKDT)
Area code(s)907
FIPS code02-32550
GNIS feature ID1866951

Hobart Bay is a census-designated place that was located in Hoonah-Angoon Census Area, Alaska during the 2010 United States Census, but is now part of Petersburg Borough. As of the 2010 Census, the population of the CDP was one, down from 3 in 2000.

The bay was named in 1889 by Lt. Commander Mansfield of the U. S. Navy. The site was first settled as a logging camp. The population has declined in recent years. Nevertheless, on January 3, 2013, Hobart Bay and a sizable portion of the Hoonah-Angoon Census Area around it were incorporated into the new Petersburg Borough, which has the city of Petersburg as its economic center and is composed primarily of land from the former Petersburg Census Area.[2]


Moonrise on Hobart Bay.

Hobart Bay is located at 57°27'11" North, 133°23'36" West (57.453007, -133.393308).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 129.8 square miles (336 km2), of which, 117.4 square miles (304 km2) of it is land and 12.4 square miles (32 km2) of it is water. The total area is 9.54% water.


Historical population
Census Pop.

Hobart Bay first appeared on the 1990 U.S. Census as a census-designated place (CDP).

As of the census[5] of 2000, there are three people, two households, and one family residing in the CDP. The population density was 0/km². There were seventeen housing units at an average density of 0.1/sq mi (0.1/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was two White and one Native American.

There were two households with no children under the age of eighteen living with them; one was a married couple living together, and one was a male individual.

In the CDP the population was spread out with two from twenty-five to forty-four and one from forty-five to sixty-four. The median age was forty-four years. There was one female and two males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $68,750, and the median income for a family was $68,750. The per capita income for the CDP was $34,900.


  1. ^ Rivero, Nicolas (25 August 2017). "The Smallest Town in Each of the 50 States". Mental Floss. Retrieved 25 June 2018.
  2. ^ "Petersburg incorporates as Alaska's 19th borough". Juneau Empire. Archived from the original on 2015-12-22. Retrieved 2013-04-30.
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  4. ^ "CENSUS OF POPULATION AND HOUSING (1790-2000)". U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2010-07-08. Retrieved 2010-07-17.
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.