Oknagamut (historical) is a populated place feature (populated place) in Bethel (CA) Borough.
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|Feature Name:||Oknagamut (historical)|
|Category:||Alaska physical, cultural and historic features|
|Feature Type:||Populated Place|
|Description:||on N bank of Kuskokwim River 1.8 mi. E of Kalskag and 18 mi. W of Aniak, Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta.|
|History:||Former Eskimo village, meaning "people (village) on the other side of river;" reported as "Ukhagmyut," by Lieutenant L. A. Zagoskin, Imperial Russian Navy (IRN), in 1842-44. In 1879 W. E. Nelson, U. S. Signal Service, recorded "Okhagamute." Ivan Petroff's 1880 Census report lists a population of 130. The spelling "Oknagamut" was established by [email protected]&GS in 1897 on the authority of Reverend J. H. Kilbuck, Moravian missionary.|
|Borough:||Bethel (CA) Borough|
(7.7 miles W)
Lower Kalskag, AK (9.9 miles WSW)
(18.3 miles E)