Golovin, Alaska

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Golovin
Siŋik, Cingik
City
Golovin is located in Alaska
Golovin
Golovin
Location in Alaska
Coordinates: 64°32′41″N 163°1′39″W / 64.54472°N 163.02750°W / 64.54472; -163.02750Coordinates: 64°32′41″N 163°1′39″W / 64.54472°N 163.02750°W / 64.54472; -163.02750
CountryUnited States
StateAlaska
Census AreaNome
Area
 • Total3.7 sq mi (9.7 km2)
 • Land3.7 sq mi (9.7 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation43 ft (13 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total156
Time zoneUTC-9 (Alaska (AKST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-8 (AKDT)
Area code907
FIPS code02-29180

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.