Chisana

Name:

Chisana

County:

Valdez-Cordova Census Area

Zip Code:

 

Latitude / Longitude:

62°4′16″N 141°59′36″W / 62.07111°N 141.99333°W / 62.07111 -141.99333

Elevation:

3,369 ft (1,027 m)

Time Zone:

Alaska (AKST) (UTC-9)

Comments:

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 86.7 square miles (225 km2), of which 86.7 square miles (225 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) of it is water. The total area is 0.10% water. Chisana is the highest community in Alaska at 3,318 feet (1,011.3 meters) above sea level. Chisana first appeared on the 1920 U.S. Census as an unincorporated community. It appeared twice more in 1930 and 1940. It would not appear again until 2000, when it was made a census-designated place (CDP). However, in both 2000 and 2010, it reported no residents.

Remains:

 

Established:

 

Disestablished:

 

Current Status:

Chisana (also Shushanna) (Tsetsaan’ Na’ in Ahtna) is a ghost town abandoned and a census-designated place (CDP) in the Valdez-Cordova Census Area in the U.S. state of Alaska.

Remarks:

In 1985, the community was listed as Chisana Historic District on the National Register of Historic Places as a historic district.

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