Sterling

Sterling is located on the Sterling Highway at the junction of the Moose and Kenai Rivers, 18 miles east of the City of Kenai. It lies at approximately 6d 32m N Latitude, 15d 45m W Longitude . The area encompasses 85 sq. miles of land and 3 sq. miles of water. Sterling is a community that apparently had its name formalized in 1954 when a post office was established.

The Sterling community caters to the sport fishing industry and summer influx of recreational enthusiasts. More than 2 residents hold commercial fishing permits. The Sterling Highway provides access to Anchorage and Soldotna. There is a 2,5' private airstrip in Sterling, and a private seaplane base at Scout Lake. There are also two privately-operated boat launches.

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