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Sleetmute (also known as Cellitemiut in Central Alaskan Yup'ik language) is a Census-Designated Place in Bethel Census Area, Alaska, United States. It is alternatively known as Sikmiut, Steelmut and Steitmute. The name Sleetmute implies ‘wetstone people’, referring to the slate deposits that are found nearby. It had found two introductions with the Russians- first when they had made a trading post less than 2 miles away from here in early 1830s and second when a Russian Orthodox Church (called The Saints Peter & Paul Mission) was constructed here in 1931.
Sleetmute is located on the east bank of the Kuskokwim River and 79 miles east of Aniak. Its coordinates are 61°41?2?N 157°9?7?W and as such, it lies in the Alaskan Time Zone (AKST/AKDT) and observes daylight saving time. It is spread across 105.3 square miles, 99.5 square miles out of which is land and the remaining is water.
Sleetmute is served by a state-owned public-use airport Sleetmute Airport (IATA: SLQ). Sleetmute lies only 7 miles from Red Devil and 20 miles Way from Stony River, two Census Designated Places in Alaska.