Bay is one of three villages located on Nelson Island, which lies 115
miles northwest of Bethel. It is on Kangirlvar Bay across the water from
Nunivak Island. Tununak is about 6 miles to the northwest. It lies at
approximately 60░ 31' N Latitude, 165░ 06' W Longitude (Sec. 17, T005N,
R090W, Seward Meridian). The community is located in the Bethel
Recording District. The area encompasses 32 sq. miles of land and 41 sq.
miles of water.
The area has been utilized by Eskimos
for thousands of years. Toksook Bay was established in 1964 when many
people moved from Nightmute.