Akutan, AK


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Akutan (ACK-oo-tan) (Achan-ingiiga in Aleut) is a city in Aleutians East Borough, Alaska, United States. The population was 713 at the 2000 census. In 2009, the population was 812.
Akutan is located at 54°7′57″N 165°46′30″W / 54.1325°N 165.775°W / 54.1325; -165.775. Akutan is located in the Aleutian Islands Recording District.
Akutan is located on Akutan Island in the eastern Aleutians, one of the Krenitzin Islands in the Fox Islands group. It is 35 miles (56 km) east of Unalaska, and 766 miles (1,233 km) southwest of Anchorage. Akutan lies in the maritime climate zone, resulting in mild winters and cool summers. Mean temperatures range from 22 to 55 °F (-6 to 13 °C), and precipitation averages 28 inches (710 mm) per year. High winds and storms are frequent in the winter, and fog is common in the summer.