CRAIG CITY - ALASKA

With over 1,300 residents, Craig is the largest community on Prince of Wales Island. It is located on the west side of the island. Originally called Fish Egg, Craig was a seasonal fishing camp of Tlingit and Haida Indians.

The town is named for Craig Millar, who established a saltery there in 1906. Craig is the major fishing port for the island and its economy is still tied to fishing and logging. However, tourism is on the rise with a service and retail economy building. Over the last few years, Craig has been the fastest growing first class city in Alaska. Craig is home to the Craig Ranger District.



Luciano Mende

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