Location of Soldotna, Alaska
|• Mayor||Nels Anderson|
|• State senator||Peter Micciche (R)|
|• State rep.||Gary Knopp (R)|
|• Total||7.33 sq mi (19.00 km2)|
|• Land||6.90 sq mi (17.86 km2)|
|• Water||0.44 sq mi (1.14 km2)|
|Elevation||105 ft (32 m)|
|• Estimate (2016)||4,617|
|• Density||629.53/sq mi (243.04/km2)|
|Time zone||Alaska (AKST) (UTC-9)|
|• Summer (DST)||AKDT (UTC-8)|
|Area code||907 (local exchange prefix: 260, 262)|
|GNIS feature ID||1414025|
The Soldotna Airport is a city-owned, public use airport.
History[change | change source]
In 1947, after World War II, the United States let people have land on the Kenai Peninsula. This was done by the Homestead Act. A road was made from Cooper Landing to Kenai. Soldotna was the place for a bridge over the Kenai River.
References[change | change source]
- 1996 Alaska Municipal Officials Directory. Juneau: Alaska Municipal League/Alaska Department of Community and Regional Affairs. January 1996. p. 145.
- "City of Soldotna Mayor & Council". City of Soldotna.
- "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jun 22, 2017.
- Anderson catches 'whopper' his way, Peninsula Clarion, May 20, 1985.