Port Heiden

Also known as Meshik is a village located 424 miles southwest of Anchorage at the mouth of the Meshik River on the north side of Alaska Peninsula. Port Heiden is made up of a total of 51.4 square miles, 50.7 square miles of land and 0.7 square miles of in-land water. APC owns a total of 141,316.73 acres around Port Heiden.

According to the Census of 2000 119 people lived in Port Heiden. There were 41 households and 23 families with a population density of 2.3 people per square mile. Of those 119 people 19.33% were white, 65.55% were Native American, 2.52% were other, 12.61% were of 2 or more races and 2.52 % were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

Fort Morrow was built in Port Heiden during World War II which housed 5,000 personnel, the base was shut down after World War II.

Port Heiden

 

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