on right bank of Goodnews River, at mouth of Barnum Creek, 12 mi. NE of Goodnews, Kilbuck-Kuskokwim Mts.
Site of abandoned Eskimo village called "Avriotmut." The name Barnum was reported in 1920 by Harrington (in Brooks and others, 1921, pl. 7), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). In 1921 there were two cabins here and in 1940 the population was 27.