Kachemak, Alaska

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Kachemak is located in Alaska
Location in Alaska
Coordinates: 59°40′24″N 151°25′59″W / 59.67333°N 151.43306°W / 59.67333; -151.43306Coordinates: 59°40′24″N 151°25′59″W / 59.67333°N 151.43306°W / 59.67333; -151.43306
Country United States
State Alaska
Borough Kenai Peninsula
 • Mayor Philemon D. Morris[1]
 • Total 1.6 sq mi (4.2 km2)
 • Land 1.6 sq mi (4.2 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 105 ft (32 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 472
 • Density 295.0/sq mi (112.4/km2)
Time zone Alaska (AKST) (UTC-9)
 • Summer (DST) AKDT (UTC-8)
Area code 907
FIPS code 02-36550
GNIS feature ID[2] 1413247

Kachemak is a small city in the US state of Alaska. It is in the southern part of the Kenai Peninsula Borough.[2] The city is about 1.6 square miles (4.1 km2) in size. According to the 2010 United States Census, there were 472 people living there in 2010.[3]

Kachemak is north east of Homer, Alaska, a larger city. It is on the north side of Kachemak Bay, in south-central Alaska. The city covers a total of 1.6 square miles (4.1 km2) of land, according to the United States Census Bureau. The city limits do not include any water. The city has only one road: East End Road.

In 2010, there were 472 people living in Kachemak. These people were mostly caucasian (white), along with a few African-Americans, Asians, and American Indians. There were 226 men and 246 women living there then. About half of the population (45.3%) was sixteen years old or older.[3]

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