Nuiqsut is located just off the Colville River headwaters at the Beaufort Sea and 136 miles southeast of Utqiagvik. The Colville River Delta has traditionally been a gathering and trading place fo the Inupiat and is a good source for hunting and fishing. Nuiqsut was incorporated as a second class city in 1975 after 27 families migrated back from Utqiagvik.
Please call or email the City of Nuiqsut to receive a copy of our current EO-08 on Coronavirus to help protect the Community of Nuiqsut.
We have no active cases but a few households in quarantine. Please take the extra precautions if you need to be outside your home. The City doors remain locked to the Public until COVID-19 shows to have stop spreading.
With many challenges and changes over the last year, the City of Nuiqsut has made a lot of progress. Please continue to be patient with the staff as they acclimate to their positions.
City of Nuiqsut holds the contract with the USPS offering the CPO for the community of Nuiqsut. Office hours are Mon-Fri 9am - 5pm & Sat 11am - 4:30pm
Phone - 907-480-6529
All persons in Nuiqsut should *Hunker Down as much as possible* *Wear a face mask in public areas* *Frequent hand washing* *Practice social distancing*
Critical Infrastructure and Essential Workers are still required to work to continue providing critical services to the community and businesses.
HELP SLOW THE SPREAD OF THE VIRUS BY STAYING AWAY FROM OTHERS
Happy New Year to the Community of Nuiqsut. As the new year is upon us, please look forward to 2021 Mitigation Impact Funds. Please submit your forms to the City Office Manager, Jeremy. Our office remains closed to the Public as coronavirus is still an issue in the community. Remember to take the precautions to protect each other.