Kotzebue is a city located in Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska. As of the 2000 census, the population of the city is 3,082.
Kotzebue gets its name from the Kotzebue Sound, which was named after Otto von Kotzebue, who explored the sound while searching for the Northwest Passage in the service of Russia in 1818.
Web Sites and Links
Authentic AlaskaAnthology featuring non-fiction stories, essays, short autobiographies, and how-to pieces by Alaska's indigenous peoples.
City of KotzebueOfficial Site of the City of Kotzebue in Northwest Arctic Alaska. Includes City Departments (Police, Fire, others) pictures and links.
City-data.com: Kotzebue, AlaskaGeographic, community, and climate profile.
Kotzebue Electric AssociationNews, consumer support, annual report, photos and wind energy program.
Kotzebue Police DepartmentInformation and links to the City of Kotzebue in Northwest Arctic Alaska. Includes pages on the Kotzebue Regional Jail.
Kotzebue Volunteer Fire DepartmentPublic department consisting of volunteer and paid members. Photos of rescues.
LaVonne's Fish CampCulture camp deep in Inupiat Eskimo country on the Chukchi Sea. Features Inupiat crafts, customs, and traditions.
Native Village of Kotzebue (Qikiqtagruk)Tribal government representing the Qikiqtagrukmiut, the original inhabitants of the area surrounding modern day Kotzebue (Qikiqtagruk).