Place:Port Alsworth, Lake and Peninsula, Alaska, United States

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NamePort Alsworth
TypeCensus-designated place
Coordinates60.208°N 154.307°W
Located inLake and Peninsula, Alaska, United States
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Port Alsworth is a census-designated place (CDP) in Lake and Peninsula Borough, Alaska, United States. The population was 159 at the 2010 census.

Port Alsworth was founded in 1950 by Babe Alsworth, a missionary and bush pilot, and Mary Alsworth, who was the town's first postmaster.

Port Alsworth is located on private land within Lake Clark National Park and Preserve and the site of the National Park's field headquarters.

Samaritan's Purse has a lodge for wounded American veterans there. It is run by Mark and Sandy Lang. There is also a summer Bible camp, it is called Tanalian Bible Camp where youth from the surrounding villages come for a week and learn about Jesus Christ. Tanalian Bible Camp is run by James (The director) and Sharon Walsh.

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