Information About

Homer

Quick Facts

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Location

59 ° 38' 33" N,
151 ° 32' 54" W

Region

Kenai Peninsula

Elevation

105 ft (32 m)

Uses

Homer in Detail.

About

population 1,247, on Kenai Peninsula, on N shore of Kachemak Bay, 16 mi. NE of Seldovia; Cook Inlet Low.

History

this town appears to have been established on or near Homer Spit in November 1895. Homer Pennock, a prospector who worked in the Cook Inlet area. A post office was established in the town in 1896.

Places Near Homer
Bars:

Archimandritof Shoals, Homer Spit, Lancashire Rocks, MacDonald Spit, McKeon Rock,

Bays:

Coal Bay, Jakolof Bay, Kachemak Bay, Kasitsna Bay, Little Tutka Bay, Mud Bay, Neptune Bay, Sadie Cove, San Juan Cove, Tutka Bay, Tutka Bay Lagoon,

Beaches:

Shingle Beach,

Capes:

Anisom Point, Barabara Point, Coal Point, Point Naskowhak, Nubble Point, Seldovia Point, Watch Point,

Channels:

Eldred Passage,

Cities:

Homer, Seldovia,

Cliffs:

Bluff Point, Gray Cliff, Red Bluff,

Dams:

Fish Creek Dam, Seldovia Upper Dam,

Fictional Places:

Kaneq,

Flats:

Beaver Creek Flats, McKeon Flats,

Islands:

Aleutika Island, Camel Rock, Cohen Island, Cronin Island, Grass Island, Herring Islands, Hesketh Island, Mermaid Island, San Juan, San Juan Island, Sixty-foot Rock, Yukon Island,

Lakes:

Beluga Lake, Bridge Creek Reservoir, Lampert Lake, Lilly Lake, Seldovia Lagoon, Trena Lake,

Mountains:

Bald Mountain, Epperson Knob, Lookout Mountain, Ohlson Mountain,

Parks:

Mariner Park,

Mountain Passes:

Seldovia Slough,

Ridges:

Crossman Ridge, Diamond Ridge,

Rivers:

Chakok River, Wosnesenski River,

Streams:

Barabara Creek, Beaver Creek, Bidarki Creek, Bridge Creek, Diamond Creek, Fritz Creek, Jakolof Creek, Palmer Creek, Quiet Creek, South Beaver Creek, Twitter Creek,

Routes:

Grace Ridge Trail, Hatchery Trail, North Sadie Knob Trail, Sadie Cove Landing Trail, Sadie Knob Spur Trail, Sea Star Cove Cabin Trail, South Sadie Knob Trail, Tutka Lake Trail, Wosnesenski River Trail,

Valleys:

Bear Canyon, Diamond Gulch, Neilson Canyon, Thurston Canyon, Waterman Canyon, Woodard Canyon,

Cities:

Diamond Ridge, Jakolof Bay, Kachemak City, Kluchevaya, Klutchevya, Millers Landing, Nahodka, Nahotka, Nikolaevsk, Ostrovski (historical), Seldovia Village,