Incorporated in 1945, Seldovia is one of five first-class and home-rule communities located within the Kenai Peninsula Borough, State of Alaska. Operating under Alaska Statute, Title 29, Seldovia is a first class city with a city manager form of government.
The Department of Community and Economic Development certified Seldovia's population at 243 in 2011. Seldovia enjoys a seasonal visitor industry as well as commercial fishing and shellfish farming. 175 homes are served with piped water and sewer. The City maintains 4 miles of roads and infrastructure within city limits.
Our school, Susan B. English School, K-12 is part of the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District.
Located on the southern side of Kachemak Bay, Seldovia is only accessible by boat or plane. A state-owned 1,845' long by 60' wide gravel airstrip and a seaplane base are available. The City is served by several scheduled and chartered aircraft services. The Alaska Marine Highway connects Seldovia to Homer, where the Sterling Highway provides road access north. Several water taxis and ferry charters also provide service to the community. A small boat harbor, city dock, boat washdown, boat haul out and secured storage yards are available, as well as a harbormaster and two launch ramps.
Power is provided by Homer Electric Association Co-op. Fuel is provided by locally owned and operated Seldovia Fuel & Lube.
Jakolof Bay road winds for 10 miles through private and Seldovia Native and Village lands along the coast to Jakolof Bay Dock.
The unique and beautiful City of Seldovia is located on the south side of Kachemak Bay. Accessible only by boat or plane, Seldovia is a step back in time to a place of tranquil scenery, eclectic individuals and rich history.
Please, feel free to browse the links above for more information on visiting, living and the government of Seldovia. Upcoming Council and Planning and Zoning meetings can be found on the Government link above, as well as past packets and approved minutes. Look here for local news and updates.