About This Place
Aniak (Anyaraq in Central Yup'ik) is a city in the Bethel Census Area in the U.S. state of Alaska. At the 2000 census the population was 572.
61°34′44″N 159°33′1″W / 61.57889°N 159.55028°W / 61.57889; -159.55028 (61.578821, -159.550255).
Aniak is located on the south bank of the Kuskokwim River at the head of Aniak Slough, 59 miles (95 km) southwest of Russian Mission in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta. It lies 92 miles (148 km) northeast of Bethel and 317 miles (510 km) west of Anchorage.