- Pronounced (min-SHOO-mih-nuh)
- Current Population 12 (2012 Alaska Department of Labor Estimate)
- Legislative Districts (link to State Legislature page):
- Senate District S
- House District 38
- Judicial District 4
- Latitude: 63.8828
- Longitude: -152.3122
Lake Minchumina is located north of Mount McKinley in Interior Alaska.
Interior Alaska experiences seasonal temperature extremes. January temperatures range from 40 to -70 °F; July temperatures range from 35 to 90 °F. Average annual precipitation is 11 inches.
Historically a Native area, this is the location of an airfield, a small village, and a lodge. A post office was established in 1930. The school was closed in the 1999-2000 year due to insufficient students. Many residents run dog sled teams. Few Natives live at Lake Minchumina year-round.
A subsistence lifestyle is practiced.
Community profile data provided by the State of Alaska Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development.