in the Wade Hampton Census Area
- Area Type
- Place of Interest
- Current Population
- Pronunciation/Other Names
- (oak nah' guh myoot)
- Census Designated Place (CDP)
- Number of Commercial Fishing Permit Holders
- Number of Commercial Fishing Permits Issued
- CDQ Participant
- CQE Eligible
Fisheries Participation and Earnings
Election, Recording, and Judicial Districts
- Judicial District
- Recording District
Facilities and Amenities
Geography and Climate
- Ohogamiut is located on the right bank of the Yukon River, 22 miles southeast of Marshall, in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta.
- Community Map Available
- Sq Mi Land
- Sq Mi Water
- The climate is maritime with temperatures ranging between -54 and 86 °F. Average annual rainfall measures 16 inches.
History and Culture
- The Eskimo name "Okhnagamiut" means "village (people) on the other side (of the river)." The name was also shown as "Ohogamut" on a 1916 USGS field sheet. The village is now a summer fish camp.
- Ohogamiut is used seasonally by area Natives as a subsistence camp.
- Indigenous Language
- Central Yup'ik
- Federally Recognized Tribe
- Name of Federally Recognized Tribe
- Village of Ohogamiut
- The site is accessible by boat or float plane.
- State Ferry
- Cargo Barge
- Road Connection