in the Wade Hampton Census Area
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- Place of Interest
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Geography and Climate
- The site is located on the right 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. There is an average of 60 inches of snowfall and 16 inches of precipitation annually.
History and Culture
- The village was first reported in 1844 by Lt. L.A. Zagoskin of the Russian Navy as the Eskimo village or camp "Aunguamut." In 1897, the North American Transportation & Trading Company established a supply post and riverboat landing here. The village was named for Charles H. Hamilton, assistant manager of the company. It has also been known as Fort Hamilton and Old Hamilton.
- Hamilton is a Yup'ik summer subsistence-use camp; villagers live permanently in Kotlik.
- Federally Recognized Tribe
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- Native Village of Hamilton
- Hamilton is a Yup'ik summer subsistence-use camp; villagers live permanently in Kotlik. Transportation is provided by boat or float plane.
- State Ferry
- Cargo Barge
- Road Connection