The History of Jakolof Bay

Jakolof Bay is on the Kenai Peninsula, in the Kachemak Bay State Park, 6.5 miles northeast of Seldovia. It lies at approximately 59 28' N Latitude, 151 32' W Longitude . The community is located in the Seldovia Recording District. The area encompasses 20 sq. miles of land and 7 sq. miles of water.

The local name was first reported in 1915 by the U.S. Geological Survey. The current population of Jakolof Bay is primarily non-Native.


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