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Seldovia, Alaska

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Welcome to Seldovia ...

The pronunciation of Seldovia: sel-DO-vee-uh<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Seldovia has a population of 276 people<2> (see below for details).

The coastal city of Seldovia is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Seldovia: (907)

The ZIP code for Seldovia: 99663<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Seldovia had a population of 255 people.

The population of Seldovia represents 0.04% of the total population of Alaska (which has 710,231 people), making it the state's 93rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 255 people, the population of Seldovia decreased 10.84% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 286 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Seldovia had an population of 276 people. This is an increase of 8.24% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.5% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Seldovia ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Seldovia and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.

Community   2017
Anchor Point   [Map]   ---   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Diamond Ridge   [Map]   ---   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Halibut Cove   [Map]   ---   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Homer   [Map]   5,697   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Jakolof Bay   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Kachemak   [Map]   493   NE   18 miles [29 km]

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

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 Seldovia. 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 Seldovia. Our list includes 4 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Seldovia ...

Looking for more information about Seldovia? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Seldovia, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Seldovia.

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Footnotes ...

<1>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Seldovia. 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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Seldovia.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Seldovia - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Seldovia). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Seldovia or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>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 from Point A (ie- Seldovia) 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 Seldovia. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Seldovia

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Seldovia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 59.4392, Longitude: -151.7136     [Map].

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