Kodiak Island and Town

First, some basic Kodiak info: Kodiak is the second largest island in the United States, located about 300 miles southwest of Anchorage, Alaska. The island has a maritime climate warmed by the Japanese current so that the extreme cold of the Alaskan mainland is not experienced here.

Kodiak: The Town

The town of Kodiak was the first Russian settlement in Alaska and is the oldest"European" town in Alaska. The city has a settled feeling and it's nickname--"The Emerald Isle"--belies its beauty. Kodiak's major income source is the commercial fishing industry. It is the second busiest fishing city in the US.


Kodiak's People

Currently, Kodiak has a population of about 15,000 people. Most inhabitants live in the town of Kodiak or serve at the Coast Guard Base on the southeast side of the island.

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Links to Kodiak Information:

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Useful Links:

Kodiak Island

Community Baptist Church of Kodiak

Kodiak College

Kodiak Island Borough Home Page

Kodiak Travel Guide

The Kodiak Daily Mirror

Kodiak Alaska - Alaska Online Highways