is on the Kenai Peninsula across from Homer on the south shore of
Kachemak Bay, a 15 minute flight. Flight time to Anchorage is 45
minutes. It lies at approximately 59░ 26' N Latitude, 151░ 42' W
Longitude (Sec. 32, T008S, R014W, Seward Meridian). The community is
located in the Seldovia Recording District. The area encompasses 0 sq.
miles of land and 0 sq. miles of water.
Native residents are mixed Dena'ina Indian and Sugpiaq Eskimo (also
known as Alutiiq). The name Seldovia is derived from "Seldevoy," a
Russian word meaning "herring bay." Between 1869 and 1882, a trading
post was located here. A post office was established in 1898. the
village developed around commercial fishing and fish processing.