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Welcome to Port Nikiski ...

A typical abbreviation for Port Nikiski: Prt. Nikiski

Port Nikiski is 120 feet [37 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Port Nikiski is located in the (907) area code.

Communities near Port Nikiski ...

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

  • Kenai
  • Soldotna
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Soldotna
    • Soldotna lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the southeast of Port Nikiski
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,719 people
    • Soldotna has also been known as:
    • Soldatna
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Soldotna
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Soldotna<3>
  • Salamatof
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salamatof
    • Salamatof lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the south of Port Nikiski
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salamatof
  • Ridgeway
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ridgeway
    • Ridgeway lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the southeast of Port Nikiski
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ridgeway have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgeway
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Kalifornsky
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kalifornsky
      • Kalifornsky lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the south of Port Nikiski
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kalifornsky
    • Cohoe
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cohoe
      • Cohoe lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the south of Port Nikiski
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cohoe
    • Sterling
    • Kasilof
    • Funny River
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Funny River
      • Funny River lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the southeast of Port Nikiski
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Funny River have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Funny River
    • Drift River
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Drift River
      • Drift River lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<2> to the west of Port Nikiski
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Drift River have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Drift River

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

We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Port Nikiski. See our Newspapers Page for Port Nikiski.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Port Nikiski ...

Looking for more information about Port Nikiski? 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 Port Nikiski, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Port Nikiski.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Port Nikiski - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Port Nikiski) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Port Nikiski. 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 Port Nikiski

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Port Nikiski. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 60.6804, Longitude: -151.3799    
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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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