Alaska is a state in the United States, situated in the northwest extremity of the North American continent, with the international boundary with Canada to the east, the Arctic Ocean to the north, and the Pacific Ocean to the west and south, with Russia further west across the Bering Strait. Alaska is the largest state in the United States by area, the 4th least populous and the least densely populated of the 50 United States. Approximately half of Alaska’s 731,449 residents live within the Anchorage metropolitan area. Alaska’s economy is dominated by the oil, natural gas, and fishing industries; it has these resources in abundance.
Port Alsworth is a census-designated place (CDP) in Lake and Peninsula Borough, Alaska, United States. The population was 159 at the 2010 census. Port Alsworth was founded in 1950 by Babe Alsworth, a missionary and bush pilot, and Mary Alsworth, who was the town’s first postmaster. Port Alsworth is located on private land within Lake Clark National Park and Preserve and the site of the National Park’s field headquarters. Samaritan’s Purse has a lodge for wounded American veterans there. It is run by Mark and Sandy Lang. There is also a summer bible camp.