Petersburg Census Area, Alaska

The Petersburg Census Area is a census area in the U.S. state of Alaska on the Alaska Panhandle. He went on 1 June 2008 out of the Wrangell- Petersburg Census Area, when the city became the independent Wrangell Borough.

In 2010, the population was 3,815. Petersburg is part of the Unorganized Borough and thus has no headquarters. The Census Area has an area of ​​23,365 km ², of which 15,112 km ² of land and 8252 km ² to water. The largest city in the region is Petersburg.

Parts of the Tongass National Forest are located in the census area. In the northeast it borders on the Regional District of Kitimat - Stikine in the Canadian province of British Columbia.