Healy Lake

Quick Facts

  • Pronounced (HEE-lee)
  • Current Population 13 (2012 Alaska Department of Labor Estimate)
  • Legislative Districts (link to State Legislature page):
    • Senate District T
    • House District 39
    • Judicial District 4
  • Latitude: 64.030
  • Longitude: -144.576


The 5-mile long Healy Lake lies on the course of the Healy River, 29 miles east of Delta Junction.


The area lies within the continental climatic zone, with cold winters and warm summers. Average temperatures range from -32 to 72 °F.


The local name was reported in 1914 by the U.S. Geological Survey. Due to declining enrollment, the school closed in 1999.


Healy Lake is a mixed Athabascan and non-Native community.