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Galena is named for the Galena Air Force Station constructed in 1941 and 1942, during World War II, as a military air field  built adjacent to the civilian airport, and the two facilities shared the runway and flight line facilities.


Surrounding Courthouses: 

N – North Slope

E – Nenana

S – 

W – 


Incorporated:  October 26, 1971

Census Area:  Yukon-Koyukuk


Courthouse – Galena


Location:  167 Burbot Street 


Built:  Unknown

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown


Description:  The building faces east and is a one story structure. The building is located in the center of Galena on the west side. The building houses the Superior Court of the 4th Judicial District and the District Court.