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The City and borough of Sitka is located in Petersburg County in the state of Alaska (AK).

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Sitka, Alaska, a City and Borough, in Sitka Borough was colonized in 1799. spans over 4811.5 square miles.
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Sitka Latitude: 56.9471 Longitude: -135.0426

The The Zip Codes for Sitka, AK are:
99835, 99836

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The City and borough of Sitka

Facts & Data:

Sitka Alaska Physical Characteristics:

The City and borough of Sitka has an area of 4,811.4 square miles
  • Land: 2870.3257868726 Sq. Mi. (59.66%)
  • Water: 1941.0378011583 Sq. Mi.(40.34%)
The Sitka City and borough takes up 84.6% of the area of Petersburg County.

Map Location Coordinates:

  • Latitude: +57.1425085
  • Longitude: -135.3326236
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Sitka, AK Population Data:

According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the population of Sitka was 8,881 people, which is 232.8 % of the entire population of Petersburg County.


  • 50.46% Male
  • 49.54% Female


  • 65.285% White
  • 0.529% Black
  • 5.957% Asian
  • 16.81% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.34% Pacific Islander
  • 9.807% Mixed
  • 1.272% Other


  • 95.08% Not Hispanic or Latino
  • 4.92% Hispanic or Latino
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Sitka, AK Housing Information:

Average Household Size: 2.4
Number of Residences: 4,102
  • Occupied: 3,545 (86.42%)
  • Vacant: 557 (13.58%)
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303 Lincoln St # 4, Sitka, Alaska 99835-7574
Mercedes Angerman (907) 747-5940 (907) 747-3739 http://www.sitka.org
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