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Medfra
Unincorporated community village
Country United States
State Alaska
Census area Yukon-Koyukuk
Time zone Alaska (AKST) (UTC-9)
 • Summer (DST) AKDT (UTC-8)

Medfra[pronunciation?] is an unincorporated community located in the Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area in the U.S. state of Alaska.

Geography

Medfra is located on the north bank of the Kuskokwim River, about 50 km (31 mi) by air northwest of Nikolai.

History

Medfra may have been a small seasonal camp for Alaska Natives before the arrival of Europeans in Alaska. Early in the 20th century, a trading post and boat landing called "Berrys Landing" were established at Medfra. A post office was open from 1922 to 1955.


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