Seward - Community Spotlight

Dated: April 9 2020

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Seward – Community Spotlight

With a population of less than 2000 and achingly beautiful views of the Resurrection Bay and the mountains Seward, Alaska is the perfect choice for those that love the mountains AND the sea. Originally a port for incoming prospectors headed to the Gold fields of Alaska. There are many old buildings and a rich history in the lovely town. Known worldwide as the host of the treacherous Mount Marathon Race that attracts both world famous athletes and spectators every year on the Fourth of July. You can go for a hike in the mountains, see a glacier, and have a fresh seafood dinner while watching the sea lions play in the Bay – on the same day. Next to the Denali National Park – Seward is the second most popular tourist destination in the State of Alaska. Cruise ships stop throughout the summer, and the Alaska Railroad has a depot here. With a hospital, great schools, and a small town feel – this is a great place to live. Warning though, Seward is known for rain, much like Seattle, but the sunny days make it oh so worth it!

map of Seward Alaska

Schools

Seward Elementary

Seward Middle

Seward High School

Alaska Vocational Technical Center

Churches

Services

Seward Chamber of Commerce

Library

https://www.cityofseward.us/departments/library-museum

Hospital/Medical

Hospital

Provider Directory

Police\Fire

https://www.cityofseward.us/departments/police-department

https://www.cityofseward.us/departments/fire-department

Pets

Seward Shelter

Seward Animal Hospital

Things to do

Parks and Recreation

Dining

Alaska Sea Life Center

Exit Glacier

Festivals and Events

Seniors

Senior Center

Employment

Alaska Jobs Center Network

Real Estate

https://teresawinter.jackwhite.com/areas/Seward

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Teresa Winter

I was born and raised on the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska. I started my career in the oilfield both in North Kenai and on the North Slope. I worked for NOAA doing climate change research in Barrow and th....

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