Seagall on Tagish Bridge, 2003
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Tagish is an unincorporated community in Yukon, Canada. It is 30 kilometres (19 mi) east of Carcross, Yukon, on the Tagish Road at the northern end of Tagish Lake. The greater Tagish area also includes the Tagish Estates, Tagish Beach and Taku subdivisions, the latter two developed for cottages but now serving for many year-round homes. (California Beach is a part of Tagish Beach subdivision.) Tagish Beach and Taku have their own community hall. The population of Tagish in 2016 was 249.
A previous community known as Tagish was located about 3 km south of the current community, along Tagish Lake. The North-West Mounted Police maintained a post in that community during the Klondike Gold Rush.
The area code for Yukon is 867. In it, Tagish is served by prefix 399.
- Tagish (Yukon), The Canadian Encyclopedia, Retrieved 3 December 2018
- Morin, Philippe (9 February 2017). Fewer Yukoners live in remote communities: Census 2016, CBC
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