The History of Ridgeway

Ridgeway is located on the Sterling Highway on the Kenai Peninsula, between the cities of Kenai, Soldotna and Sterling. It lies at approximately 60 32' N Latitude, 151 05' W Longitude . The community is located in the Kenai Recording District. The area encompasses 22 sq. miles of land and 1 sq. miles of water.

The area has historically been the home of Kenaitze Indians, although it was developed by non-Natives for the rich resources of the Peninsula.

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History and map graphic used with permission from the Alaska Department of Community and Economic Development