is located at the southern end of Kodiak Island at Alitak Bay. It lies
at approximately 56░ 56' N Latitude, 154░ 10' W Longitude (Sec. 28,
T037S, R031W, Seward Meridian). The community is located in the Kodiak
Recording District. The area encompasses 7 sq. miles of land and 2 sq.
miles of water.
original village of Kashukugniut was occupied by Russians in the early
19th century. The community was a sea otter hunting settlement, located
at Humpy Cove. The name Akhiok was reported in the 1880 Census. In 1881,
residents relocated to the present site at Alitak Bay. A post office was
established in 1933, and remained open until 1945.