Prince of Wales – Hyder Census Area, Alaska
The Prince of Wales- Hyder Census Area is a census area in the U.S. state of Alaska to the southeast of the Alaska Panhandle. On 19 May 2008 were large portions of Census Areas, who was called by then Prince of Wales- Outer Ketchikan, Ketchikan Gateway Borough in the. Because the Outer Ketchikan region was spun off, there came a change of name on Prince of Wales- Hyder.
While the Prince of Wales- Outer Ketchikan Census Area, a contiguous area represented, which enclosed the Ketchikan Gateway Borough, is the Prince of Wales- Hyder Census Area, mainly from the Prince of Wales Island, and a small area around the town of Hyder the border with the Canadian province of British Columbia.
In 2010, the population was 5,559. The Prince of Wales- Outer Ketchikan Census Area had an area of 32,909 km ², of which 19,193 km ² to 13,716 km ² land and on water.
Prince of Wales- Hyder is part of the Unorganized Borough and thus has no headquarters.
Parts of the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge, the Misty Fjords National Monument and the Tongass National Forest are located in the census area.