in the Kenai Peninsula Borough
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Geography and Climate
- Happy Valley lies on Happy Valley Creek on the west coast of the Kenai Peninsula on the Sterling Highway, 22 miles northwest of Homer.
- Winter temperatures range from 14 to 27 °F; summer temperatures vary from 45 to 65 °F. Average annual precipitation is 24 inches.
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History and Culture
- The local name was reported and published by the U.S. Geological Survey in 1950.
- The Happy Valley area is a roadhouse community. Residents rely on Homer, Anchor Point and Ninlichik for supplies and services.
- Federally Recognized Tribe
Facilities, Utilities, and Health Care
- The Sterling Highway provides a route to Anchorage and the statewide highway system. Nearby Homer offers an airport, harbor and dock, and state ferry landing.
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