Rooted in Opportunity, Connected to Community


Reimagine where you call home

About Haines

Set down lasting roots in Haines, Alaska, a community where neighbors connect to grow healthy families and strong businesses. Here, you can work and play surrounded by inspiring natural landscapes, immersed in thousands of years of cultural history, and pulsing with a strong and resilient entrepreneurial spirit.


Kids grow up here tromping through forests and biking around town with their friends. When the workday is done, adults explore adventures right out the front door or gather with friends around a beach bonfire. There’s an ease and comfort when you’re a part of this place. Learn more about why people and families gravitate toward our tight-knit Alaskan community.

Why Haines
Describe Haines in 3 words

Peaceful, abundant, thriving

Find your place

Whether you’re looking to build a more rewarding life for you and your family or hoping to launch your dream business, Haines thrives on community participation and involvement. Get to know a few of our community members as they share why everyday life is so exceptional here.

Our People

Make the move

Anyone will tell you it can take a little extra effort to get here, patience with Mother Nature, and a dose of good humor to make it work here, but once it does, there is nothing like calling Haines home. We’re here to help you do just that.

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Gunalchéesh! HEDC would like to acknowledge that our organization is located on the ancestral lands of the Tlingit people, which include the Chilkat Indian Village and the Chilkoot Indian Association. We would like to pay our respects to the elders of today, as well as those past and future.

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