Location Profile

Sitka, Alaska

Facility Type
Critical Access Hospital
Facility Location
Sitka, Alaska
Teaching Facility
Trauma Center
Number of Beds

Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is located in Sitka, Alaska with over 50 years of dedication to the community. Supplying inpatient, outpatient and long-term care, the hospital is a critical healthcare provider in the area. Services include cardiac care, emergency care, surgical, laboratory services and more.

Community Overview

An island community between the mountains and the sea, Sitka is one of the most exciting parts of Alaska. The wonders of Alaska are found here, including abundant wildlife watching, thrilling adventure, and outdoor recreation. Three distinct cultures also give Sitka an appeal like no other. The island community of Sitka has a diverse culture and an interesting past. Home to the native Tlingit, the island was once captured by the Russians then sold to America. Sitka is the first capital city in Alaska and now represents a great blend of cultures. Here you can see Russian, Tlingit and American influence everywhere you look and commuting on the island is easy and the downtown area is walkable. A short bike or car ride will also get you to where you need to go. There are 25,000 Filipinos in Alaska and the state is a vibrant wonderland of activity.

Learn more about Sitka at the official city website and explore the area at the county website.

Cost of Living


Sitka School District includes 2 elementary schools, 1 middle school, 1 traditional high school, and 1 alternative high school. The district also includes a 21st Century Community Learning Center to help with learning outside the classroom.

Click here to read more about public schools in Sitka.
Click here to read about private schools in Sitka.

Once you find the school you are interested in, you will need to contact them directly with any questions you might have.


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Local and Nearby Attractions

Sitka’s shopping includes unique cultural offerings, contemporary Alaskan pieces and Tlingit designs. You’ll find shops and stores unlike any other in Sitka, but there’s plenty to do around this island. For instance, Sitka contains 24 sites listed on the National Registry of Historic Places, several museums, and plenty of wildlife adventures. See all of Sitka’s history at The Sitka Historical Museum then visit the amazing collection of Sheldon Jackson Museum. The Museum holds Alaska Native ethnographic material and will give you a great look at the heritage of the area. Be sure you explore the Sitka National Historical Park, a 107-acre park that preserves relics of the battle between the Tlingit Indians and the Russians in 1804. You’ll find totems, artifacts, and arts studio, plus you can take a guided or self-guided walk through history. As for the rest of the island, it’s a paradise for wildlife lovers and anyone who loves adventure. Go on a whale-watching expedition, view sea otters and other creatures in their natural habitat, or ride an ATV tour of the island. You can also do a kayak tour, hike, or have a guided car tour through some of the most interesting and beautiful spots of Sitka. Get up close and personal with Alaska’s native brown bear at Fortress of the Bear, a rescue for orphaned bears, or visit the Sitka Sound Science Center to learn about local salmon and other marine animals.

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Crime Rate

The crime rate in Sitka is 36% lower than the national average and the city is one of the safest in the country -- safer than 63% of the rest of the U.S. Crime levels haven’t increased in recent years, and the city has a strong police department that works to continue the trend. The police work closely with the community to ensure safety through crime prevention programs and other offerings.

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