About Kenai

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Kenai is located on the Kenai Peninsula where the world-famous Kenai River meets Cook Inlet.


City of Kenai

210 Fidalgo Avenue

Kenai, Alaska 99611-7794

Phone (907) 283- 7535

Fax (907) 283-3014


It is surrounded by spectacular scenery and wildlife, and has a rich history of native and Russian settlements and culture. Kenai is the heart of Alaskan adventure, providing something for everyone. The Kenai River is known for its world-class King Salmon fishing. Kenai industries include oil, natural gas, commercial fishing and tourism.


Located near Soldotna, Seward and Homer, Alaska, Kenai is easily accessible from Anchorage via a 30-minute flight or a leisurely and beautiful 3-hour drive, approximately 150 miles to the south. Fly into our Kenai airport or our floatplane basin. Boat into our public dock. Kenai is equipped for both visitors and convention business. Kenai has it all.


Demographic information:
Population: 7,229 (as of 2015)
Sales Tax: 3.0% (City); 3.0% (Borough) 
Mill Rate: 4.35
Incorporated: 1960
City Size: 29 square miles