Hoonahâ€“Angoon Census Area, Alaska
The Hoonah Angoon Census Area, is a Census Area in the U.S. state of Alaska to the northwest of the Alaska Panhandle. In 2006 the population was 3100 (still including Skagway ). Hoonah Angoon - part of the Unorganized Borough and thus has no headquarters. The Census Area has an area of 29,466 km ², of which 20,452 km ² of land and 9014 km ² to water. The largest city in the region is Hoonah, the second eponymous places Angoon, 36 % of the inhabitants belong to the people of the Tlingit to.
Until 22 September 1992 as an independent Yakutat Borough was the census area was called Skagway - Yakutat - Angoon. By 2007, Skagway was part of the Census Areas, whose name was until then Skagway Hoonah Angoon -. In an election on 5 June 2007 decided the citizens of Skagway to make their city also became an independent borough. Since then, the Census Area took on its current name.
The north of the region belongs to Glacier Bay National Park, the rest is up to the settlements in the Tongass National Forest, a National Forest under the management of the United States Forest Service. In the National Forest, the large-scale nature reserve Iceland Admiralty National Monument is stored.
To the east of the Census Area is adjacent to the Stikine Region and the Regional District of Kitimat - Stikine in the Canadian province of British Columbia.