is located on the both banks of the Johnson River, 22 miles northwest of
Bethel in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta. It lies at approximately 60░ 53' N
Latitude, 162░ 29' W Longitude (Sec. 05, T009N, R074W, Seward Meridian).
The community is located in the Bethel Recording District. The area
encompasses 8 sq. miles of land and 0 sq. miles of water.
It is an Eskimo village first listed in
the 1939 U.S. Census with a population of 121. The community was
incorporated as a second class city in 1969. During the 1970 U.S.
Census, Nunapitchuk and the nearby villages of Atmautluak and Kasigluk
were enumerated as "Akolmiut."