Kijik (historical) is a populated place feature (populated place) in Lake and Peninsula Borough. The primary coordinates for Kijik (historical) places it within the 99640 ZIP Code delivery area.
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|Feature Name:||Kijik (historical)|
|Category:||Alaska physical, cultural and historic features|
|Feature Type:||Populated Place|
|Description:||on W shore of Lake Clark near mouth of Kijik River; Alaska Range|
|History:||Former Eskimo village reported as "Kichik," population 91, by Ivan Petroff in the 1880 Census, but located on his map on the east shore of Lake Clark. 1890-91 Leslie Expedition "Kilchikh" was the permanent village, located about 9 miles up the Kijik River, and "Nikhkak" was the salmon season fishing village on the shore of the lake. (1904b, p. 329), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), recorded two spellings, "Keeghik," derived from the Eskimo name for Lake Clark, and "Nikhak." p. 682 and 687) lists "Kichik," Eskimo village, and "Kilchik," Indian village, both with the 1880 Census population of 91; also (1910, p. 70) "Nikhkak" population 40 in 1891 and about 25 in 1904.|
|Borough:||Lake and Peninsula Borough|