in the Kenai Peninsula Borough
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Geography and Climate
- Fox River is located on the north shore of Kachemak Bay, 24 miles northeast of Homer at the end of the Sterling Highway.
- January temperatures range from 14 to 22 °F; July temperatures vary from 46 to 65 °F. Average annual precipitation is 20 inches.
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History and Culture
- Fox River was reported by Dall of the U.S. Geological Survey in 1895 and may have been named for Theodore Fox, Vice President of North Pacific Mining and Transportation Company, which operated in Kachemak Bay in 1894.
- The population of Fox River frequently commutes to Homer for supplies and services.
- Federally Recognized Tribe
Facilities, Utilities, and Health Care
- East End Road provides access to Homer, which is 17 miles away. Residents use the Homer docking facilities.
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