Kobuk is a city located in the U.S. state of Alaska. It is within northwest Arctic Borough estimated 6.2 miles in northeast Shungnak. Kobuk coordinates at 66°55′3″N 156°54′25″W with the elevation of 148 feet above sea level. It was founded in 1899 which their economy rely on hunting for caribou and moose. Kobuk was incorporated on September 25, 1973. There were 151 residents living in the place as of the 2010 census. It had a population density of 9.32/sq mi. Kobuk has Zip code 99751 and Area code 907.