Galena has a total area of about 62 sq. kms. and is located at an elevated height of about 129 ft. from the ground level. Galena is located in the Census area of Koyukuk-Yukon and most of the local inhabitants are primarily engaged with a local Nuclear Power station. The other sectors that engage residents of this town are the education sector and other socially relevant administrative sectors like health, fire station and others. A few keep themselves engaged with the local post office.