in the Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area
- Area Type
- Place of Interest
- Current Population
- Population Comment
- 2013 Department of Labor Estimate
- Pronunciation/Other Names
- (min shoo' mih nuh); a.k.a. Minchumina
- Community's Judicial District
- Recording District
- Census Designated Place (CDP)
- Borough/Census Area FIPS Code
- Place FIPS
Geography and Climate
- Lake Minchumina is located north of Mount McKinley in Interior Alaska.
- Interior Alaska experiences seasonal temperature extremes. January temperatures range from 40 to -70 °F; July temperatures range from 35 to 90 °F. Average annual precipitation is 11 inches.
- Community Map Available
- Sq Mi Land
- Sq Mi Water
History and Culture
- Historically a Native area, this is the location of an airfield, a small village, and a lodge. A post office was established in 1930. The school was closed in the 1999-2000 year due to insufficient students.
- Many residents run dog sled teams. Few Natives live at Lake Minchumina year-round. A subsistence lifestyle is practiced.
- Federally Recognized Tribe
Facilities, Utilities, and Health Care
- A state-owned gravel airstrip is available. The lake may be accessed by boat in the summer. There is no road connection.
- State Ferry
- Cargo Barge
- Road Connection
- Community's Senate District
- Community's House District