Noatak is a census-designated place located in Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska. As of the 2000 census, the population of the CDP is 428.
Noatak was established as a fishing and hunting camp in the 1800s. The developed into a permanent settlement because of the rich resources of the region. The 1880 census listed the site as Noatagamut, which means "inland river people." in Inupiaq. A United States post office was opened in Noatak in 1940.
Web Sites and Links
Ccity-data.com: Noatak, AlaskaGeographic, community, and climate profile.