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Kachemak, Alaska

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The location of Kachemak

Welcome to Kachemak (aka 'Kachemak City') ...

The location of Kachemak has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

The pronunciation of Kachemak: KA-che-mak<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Kachemak has a population of 493 people<3> (see below for details).

The city of Kachemak is 220 feet [67 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Kachemak lies in the Alaskan Time Zone (AKST/AKDT) and observes daylight saving time

Kachemak is located in the (907) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Kachemak had a population of 472 people.

The population of Kachemak represents 0.07% of the total population of Alaska (which has 710,231 people), making it the state's 60th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 472 people, the population of Kachemak increased 9.51% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 431 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Kachemak had an population of 493 people. This is an increase of 4.45% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 14.39% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Kachemak.

Communities near Kachemak ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Kachemak and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Anchor Point   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Diamond Ridge   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Fox River   [Map]   ---   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Fritz Creek   [Map]   ---   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Halibut Cove   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Happy Valley   [Map]   ---   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Kachemak.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Kachemak. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Kachemak.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Kachemak:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kachemak ...

Looking for more information about Kachemak? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Kachemak? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Kachemak, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Kachemak.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Kachemak. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Kachemak. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Kachemak.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kachemak - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Kachemak) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Kachemak. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Kachemak

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kachemak. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 59.6743, Longitude: -151.4369     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Kachemak have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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