on Bering Sea coast, at mouth of Anikovik River, 14 mi. SW of Cape Prince of Wales and 41 mi. NW of Teller; Seward Peninsula High.
site of a mining camp established in 1899. U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), noted; "In the spring of 1900 York promised to be a place of importance, but in the early fall its population had been reduced to about twenty or thirty." he widely disseminated the announcement that stream tin had been found in the vicinity of York (Steidtmann and Cathcart, 1922, p. 13-14). the latter part of the season (1901), a great many prospectors searched the York region for tin" (Collier, 1904, p. 11). office was established here in 1900 and was discontinued in 1902 (Ricks, 1965, p. 72). collection of cabins and tents" (Collier and others, 1908, p. 59).