is a first-class borough in Alaska, on the Alaska Panhandle.
It was formerly a city first incorporated in 1900 that was re-incorporated as a
borough on June 25, 2007. As of the 2010 census, the population of the city was
920. However, the population doubles in the summer tourist season in order to
deal with more than 900,000 visitors.
The port of Skagway is a popular stop for cruise ships, and the tourist
trade is a big part of the business of Skagway. The White Pass and Yukon Route
narrow gauge railroad, part of the area's mining past, is now in operation
purely for the tourist trade and runs