Whitestone Logging Camp
in the Hoonah-Angoon Census Area
- Area Type
- Place of Interest
- Current Population
- Population Comment
- 2013 Department of Labor Estimate
- Pronunciation/Other Names
- Census Designated Place (CDP)
- Borough/Census Area FIPS Code
- Place FIPS
Fisheries Participation and Earnings
- Number of Commercial Fishing Permit Holders
- Number of Commercial Fishing Permits Issued
- CDQ Participant
- CQE Eligible
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Facilities and Amenities
Geography and Climate
- Whitestone Logging Camp is south of Hoonah, on Chichagof Island.
- Community Map Available
- Sq Mi Land
- Sq Mi Water
- There is a maritime climate is characterized by cool summers and mild winters with foggy perids in the spring and fall. Temperature extremes have been recorded from -25 to 87 °F. Precipitation averages 100 inches annually, with 70 inches of snowfall.
History and Culture
- The area was historically occupied by Tlingits but was later settled for logging operations.
- The community consists primarily of loggers and their families and is in close proximity to the predominently Native community of Hoonah. Children attend school in Hoonah.
- Federally Recognized Tribe
- An airport and the state ferry are available at nearby Hoonah.
- State Ferry
- Cargo Barge
- Road Connection