Golovin, Alaska

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Golovin
Siŋik, Cingik
City
Golovin, Alaska is located in Alaska
Golovin
Location in Alaska
Coordinates: 64°32′41″N 163°1′39″W / 64.54472°N 163.0275°W / 64.54472; -163.0275Coordinates: 64°32′41″N 163°1′39″W / 64.54472°N 163.0275°W / 64.54472; -163.0275
Country United States
State Alaska
Census Area Nome
Area
 • Total 3.7 sq mi (9.7 km2)
 • Land 3.7 sq mi (9.7 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 43 ft (13 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 156
Time zone Alaska (AKST) (UTC-9)
 • Summer (DST) AKDT (UTC-8)
Area code 907
FIPS code 02-29180

Golovin is a town in Alaska, United States. It is on the Seward Peninsula in western Alaska.

The town name is in honor of Russian Vice-Admiral Vasily Golovnin. The town name was spelled incorrectly. Nearby Golovnin Bay has the correct spelling.

Golovin is a checkpoint, or stop along the way for the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.