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Facts about the city
Ninilchik (Russian: Нинильчик) is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska, United States. At the 2010 census the population was 883.The Alaska Native people of Ninilchik have ancestors of Aleut and Alutiiq (Sugpiaq) descent, as well as some Dena'ina.
At the 2000 United States Census census the population was 772.
Before the arrival of Europeans in Alaska, Ninilchik was a Dena'ina (tribe) Athabaskan lodging area used for hunting and fishing. In 1949, Berman Packing Company began fish canning operations at Ninilchik. The 1880, United States Census listed 53 "Creoles" living in Ninilchik in nine extended families. All nine founding families of Ninilchik are descendants of the Kvasnikoffs and Alaska Natives. In 1950, the Sterling Highway was completed through Ninilchik.
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