On the edge of a small, wide-mouthed bay. This village is a make-up point for Bloedel-Donovan log rafts. A dump pier extends far into the water to facilitate making up the log booms.
Capt. Henry Kellett chose the present name, using the Native American name. Captain George Davidson of U.S. Coast Survey, confirmed Kellet’s naming, but spelled the name Sik-ke-u, which corresponds more closely to the Native American pronunciation.