in the Kenai Peninsula Borough
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Geography and Climate
- Hope lies on the northern end of the Kenai Peninsula on the south shore of the Turnagain Arm of Cook Inlet. The community lies on the 17-mile Hope Highway, northwest of the Seward Highway, near the mouth of Resurrection Creek.
- Winter temperatures range from 14 to 27 °F; summer temperatures vary from 45 to 65 °F. Average annual precipitation is 20 inches.
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History and Culture
- "Hope City" was a mining camp for Resurrection Creek, established in 1896. The Hope post office began operating in 1897. Portions of the town were destroyed in the 1964 earthquake.
- There are two community associations.
- Federally Recognized Tribe
Facilities, Utilities, and Health Care
- Hope is accessible from the Seward Highway and is 88 miles from Anchorage. A state-owned gravel airstrip is available. Both nearby Anchorage and Kenai offer a variety of transportation services.
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