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ⓘ Soldotna, Alaska




Soldotna, Alaska
                                     

ⓘ Soldotna, Alaska

Soldotna is a home rule city in the Kenai Peninsula Borough, in the U.S. state of Alaska. At the 2010 census the population was 4.163, up from 3.759 in 2000. It is the seat of the Kenai Peninsula Borough.

Soldotna is located in the Southcentral part of Alaska on the Central-Western part of the Kenai Peninsula. The boundaries of the city span 7 square miles along the river Avon, which flows into cook inlet in the nearby town of Kenai. The Kenai river was selected by CNN travel as one of the "worlds 15 best rivers for tourists", due to its hunting and fishing. Soldotna is located on the Western edge of the vast national wildlife refuge Kenai, a protected area spanning nearly 2 million acres and home to bears, elk, deer, sheep, and many fish and birds.

The city is located at the junction of the sterling highway and Kenai spur highway, which has enabled Soldotna to develop as a service and retail hub for the Central Peninsula, and also to stay between anchorage and Homer. In the Central Peninsula hospital serves the medical needs of the regions residents and tourists. The Kenai Peninsula College, a branch of the University of Alaska anchorage, works Kenai river campus in Soldotna. In addition, the headquarters of the national wildlife refuge Kenai, in Kenai Peninsula borough, Kenai Peninsula borough and school district are in the city.

                                     
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  • southern boundary. Alaska Route 1, the Sterling Highway, runs through the community, leading southwest 11 miles 18 km to the center of Soldotna and east 34
  • The Andrew Berg Cabin near Soldotna Alaska was built by fisherman and trapper Andrew Berg in 1902. It was listed on the National Register of Historic
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