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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 2019, Kachemak has a population of 490 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 lies within the (907) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Kachemak had an population of 490 people. This is an increase of 3.81% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 13.69% since the 2000 Census).

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 (with a count of 431 people).

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

Communities near Kachemak ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Kachemak.

  • Seldovia
  • Diamond Ridge
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Diamond Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Diamond Ridge
    • Diamond Ridge lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the west of Kachemak
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Diamond Ridge
  • Fritz Creek
  • Halibut Cove
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Nikolaevsk
    • Anchor Point
    • Jakolof Bay
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jakolof Bay have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jakolof Bay
      • Jakolof Bay lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Kachemak
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jakolof Bay
    • Seldovia Village
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seldovia Village
      • Seldovia Village lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Kachemak
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seldovia Village
    • Fox River
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fox River have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fox River
      • Fox River lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the northeast of Kachemak
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fox River
    • Happy Valley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Happy Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Happy Valley
      • Happy Valley lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the northwest of Kachemak
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Happy Valley

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Kachemak.

We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Kachemak. See our Newspapers 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.

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 ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alaska

About Alaska

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.

The official website for State of Alaska: alaska.gov/

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.
<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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Kachemak.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kachemak - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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, we've provided the following link: 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       In this case, the coordinates for Kachemak have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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