Bill Moore's Slough
in the Wade Hampton Census Area
- Area Type
- Place of Interest
- Current Population
- Pronunciation/Other Names
- a.k.a. Bill Moores
- Census Designated Place (CDP)
- Number of Commercial Fishing Permit Holders
- Number of Commercial Fishing Permits Issued
- CDQ Participant
- CQE Eligible
Fisheries Participation and Earnings
Election, Recording, and Judicial Districts
- Judicial District
- Recording District
Facilities and Amenities
Geography and Climate
- The site is located on the left bank of Apoon Pass, southwest of Kotlik, in the Yukon Delta.
- Community Map Available
- Sq Mi Land
- Sq Mi Water
- The climate is subarctic. Temperatures range between -50 and 87 °F. Average annual precipitiation is 16 inches, and average annual snowfall is 60 inches.
History and Culture
- This was a landing and riverboat woodyard, first reported in 1899 by R.L. Faris of the U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey as "Konogkelyokamiut." The name "Bill Moore's Slough" was first noted in the 1961 Census. At that time, there were 32 persons living in the community.
- Bill Moore's is a Yup'ik summer subsistence-use camp; villagers live permanently in Kotlik and travel here in the summer.
- Federally Recognized Tribe
- Name of Federally Recognized Tribe
- Village of Bill Moore's Slough
- Transportation is provided to Bill Moore's Slough by boat or floatplane from Kotlik. Snowmachine trails provide access in the winter. As of 2014, the Bureau of Indian Affairs is considering plans to build a road from Kotlik.
- State Ferry
- Cargo Barge
- Road Connection