The History of Salamatof

Salamatof is on the Kenai Peninsula, on the east shore of Cook Inlet at the mouth of Salamatof Creek, 5.5 miles northwest of the City of Kenai. It lies at approximately 60 37' N Latitude, 151 20' W Longitude (Sec. 26, T006N, R012W, Seward Meridian). The community is located in the Kenai Recording District. The area encompasses 8 sq. miles of land and 10 sq. miles of water.

Salamatof was first reported in 1911 by the U.S. Geological Survey as a Dena'ina Indian village.

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