Place:Sheldon Point, Wade Hampton, Alaska, United States

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NameSheldon Point
TypeCity
Coordinates62.516°N 164.895°W
Located inWade Hampton, Alaska, United States


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Nunam Iqua, formerly called Sheldon Point, is a city in the Wade Hampton Census Area in the U.S. state of Alaska. At the 2010 census the population was 187.

Nunam Iqua is a Yupik name meaning "the end of the tundra". A man named Sheldon opened a fish saltery there in the 1930s, and the city was incorporated under the name Sheldon Point in 1974. The name was changed to Nunam Iqua in a November 1999 referendum.

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