Pauloff Harbor is located in the Aleutian Island Chain on the northern coast of Sanak Island, 50 miles southeast of False Pass.
Official Tribal Name: Pauloff Harbor Village
Recognition Status: Federally Recognized
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Alaska Native Regional Corporation: Aleut Corporation, (Official Website)
Alaskan Village Corporation: Sanak Corporation
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The community name differs from the harbor on which it is located, which is Pavlov Harbor.
A post office was established here in 1949.
The island is now unoccupied.
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The area lies in the maritime climate zone. Temperatures range from -9 to 76. Snowfall averages 52 inches, with total annual precipitation of 33 inches.
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Float planes or personal boats from False Pass or King Cove are the primary means of transportation.
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There are no public facilities at Pauloff Harbor.
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There is no employment in Pauloff Harbor, though the rich resources of the area would make a subsistence lifestyle possible.
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